“No Division within the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church” – Bishop Anba Suriel

Bishop Anba Suriel - 14/3/19 "We have read on social media concerning rumors that say that there is a division within the Holy Synod and that some bishops are plotting to overthrow His Holiness Pope Tawadros II. As a member of the Holy Synod, I have not heard of any such talk and it has no ...

Another Terrorist Attack Thwarted at Shoubra St Mary’s Church

Bishop Anba Suriel - 13/4/17 Cairo: "There was a bomb planted in St Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church in the Cairo suburb of Shoubra. The bomb was discovered and detonated safely by security. It was planted after the morning service at 3 pm, whilst the main guards and security took a break. The relief team obviously were ...

Coptic Orthodox Church Prepares Holy Chrism

John Anton -OCP News Service (Special Correspondent in Cairo) - 4/4/17 Cairo-Egypt: Holy Chrism has been prepared by the members of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria. His Holiness Pope Tawadros II - Patriarch of the See of St Mark the Evangelist, presided over the ceremony at St. Bishoy Monastery. Photos - His Grace ...

Photos from the Funeral of Coptic Orthodox Martyrs Killed in the Horrific Church Bombing

Bishop Anba Suriel - OCP News Service - 12/12/16 ‘A Sad Day for Egypt’ – Reflections by Bishop Anba Suriel on the Coptic Church Bombing Photos from the Funeral of Coptic Orthodox Martyrs Killed in the Horrific Bombing. Statement by Bishop Angaelos after explosion kills at least 25 at St Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo The Funeral was held ...

‘Dead Bodies Everywhere’ – Video From the Coptic Church Bombing (Graphic)

Coptic Media Center ‘A Sad Day for Egypt’ – Reflections by Bishop Anba Suriel on the Coptic Church Bombing Video released by the Coptic Media Center after the blast inside the St Peters Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo. Statement by Bishop Angaelos after explosion kills at least 25 at St Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo This video contains ...

‘A Sad Day for Egypt’ – Reflections by Bishop Anba Suriel on the Coptic Church Bombing

Bishop Anba Suriel - 12/12/16 Today has been one of the most difficult days of my life. Hearing about such barbaric events on the news or watching them on television is one thing but experiencing them firsthand is something else altogether. Walking up to the Church of St Peter (Botrosiya) in the Cathedral complex and seeing ...