Muslim Brotherhood Supporters Burning Coptic Christian Churches in Egypt

Leah Barkoukis -16/8/13 As the violence in Egypt intensifies, Coptic Christian churches have also been the target of attacks by Muslim Brotherhood supporters. In the past two days alone, there were nearly 40 incidents: Egypt's MENA agency said supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi set fire to the Prince Tadros church in the province of Fayoum, where three similar attacks occurred ...

‘Peaceful’ Brotherhood Protesters Torching Coptic Christian Churches

 Andrew C. McCarthy - 15/8/13 In the familiar pattern, the Western media are focused on the military raids against Islamic supremacists in Egypt but ignoring the latter’s use of violence and of women and children as human shields. After all, the “protesters” say they are “peaceful.” When not similarly ignored, Islamic supremacist aggression against Egypt’s Christians — which ...

Two Christian Churches in Egypt Attacked By Muslims This Week

21/5/13 The escalation of Muslim attacks on Christian churches in Egypt continues unabated. This week two attacks were carried out, one in Alexandria and one in Menbal in Upper Egypt—both allegedly prompted by harassment of Muslim women. Yesterday the church of St. Mary, in the Dakhela district, west of Alexandria, was attacked by Molotov cocktails and ...

Nativity Concert by Pan-Orthodox Choir of Buffalo at Sts. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church

By Betty Vladmir Freehyk 2011/12/7 (SkyNewswire.com) On Sunday, December 11, 2011 the Pan-Orthodox Choir of Niagara Frontier will perform their annual Nativity Concert at Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, 45 Ideal Street in Buffalo, NY at 7:00PM. The concert will feature the Masterpieces of Orthodox Choral Music. Following the concert every one is invited ...

Jerusalem churches on Palestinian statehood

30/9/2011 Among those with a significant stake in achieving a just-peace for Palestinians and Israelis are the Heads of Christian Churches in Jerusalem. Earlier this month they issued a communiqué, reported in Ekklesia (http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/15393), which sets out their perception of the key principles involved in the debate about Palestinian statehood. The full statement is as follows: Looking ahead ...

International peace meeting of religious leaders in Munich

17.09.2011 An international meeting under the theme ‘Bound to Live Together. Religions and Cultures in Dialogue’ was held from September 11 to 13, 2011, in Munich, Germany. It was organized together by the Community of St. Egidio and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Munich and Freising. With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and ...

Prayer and Practical Co-operation for Christian Unity

17/1/2011 The Press Office of the Romanian Patriarchate informs us: During the third week of January (18 – 25 January) the Christian Churches all over the world organise every year evenings of prayer for Christian Unity. The theme of the Week of prayer for Christian Unity in 2011 is inspired by the scriptural text “They devoted ...

Faith and Order Standing Commission Convenes in Holy Etchmiadzin

21/6/2010 On June 21, the five day meeting of the Faith and Order Standing Commission of the World Council of Churches (WCC) convened in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The meeting is being held in the Mother See upon the invitation His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. 31 representatives of ...