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Coptic Orthodox leader denounces court decision on divorce

April 30, 2015 Featured News
Coptic Orthodox leader denounces court decision on divorce

CatholicCulture.org- 30/4/15 The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria, has denounced an Egyptian court decision permitting Coptic Christians greater latitude to remarry following divorce. The Coptic Orthodox Church currently permits remarriage for adultery and the conversion of a spouse, the Cairo Post reported. Traditionally, the regulations of different religious bodies on […]

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Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria arrives at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

April 20, 2015 Featured News

20/4/15 On April 20, at the invitation of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; His Holiness Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark and leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria; arrived at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin to attend the commemoration […]

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Statement by Bishop Angaelos following the murder of Ethiopian Christians in Libya

April 20, 2015 Featured News

20/4/15 Statement by HG Bishop Angaelos following the murder of Ethiopian Christians in Libya The confirmation of the murder of Ethiopian Christians by Daesh (IS) in Libya has been received with deep sadness. These executions that unnecessarily and unjustifiably claim the lives of innocent people, wholly undeserving of this brutality, have unfortunately become far too […]

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Message of condolences from Patriarch Daniel to Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church

March 1, 2015 Featured News
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1/3/15 His Holiness TAWADROS II, Pope and Patriarch of the Coptic Church Your Holiness, We have learned with sorrow and concern about the 21 Egyptian Christians belonging to the Coptic Church, killed in Libya by some militants of the “Islamic State” (ISIS) organization. This action is a further sad proof of the use of religion […]

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Oriental Orthodox Fathers and Representatives of Other Churches Stand in Solidarity at Prayer Service Commemorating the 21 Coptic Orthodox Martyrs of Libya

February 25, 2015 Featured News
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Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches in America – 25/2/15 Staten Island, NY – H.G. Bishop David and the clergy and faithful of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of New York & New England were joined last night – February 19, 2015 – by members of their Oriental Orthodox extended family as well as representatives of […]

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Letter from the Assyrian Church of the East to the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria in the Wake of the 21 Martyrs

February 25, 2015 Featured News

25/2/15 Letter to His Grace Anba Raphael, General Secretary of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the Wake of the 21 Martyrs Source:

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The New Martyrs of Libya added to the Coptic Synaxarium

February 24, 2015 Featured News
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Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Los Angeles, Southern California, and Hawaii 24/2/15 His Holiness Pope Tawadros II announced the inclusion of the 21 Coptic New Martyrs of Libya in the Synaxarium of the Coptic Orthodox Church today. Every year, they will be commemorated on 8 Amshir in the Coptic calendar, which corresponds to 15 February in the […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Sends Condolences to the Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church

February 20, 2015 Featured News

On February 16, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; sent a letter of condolence to His Holiness Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark and leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria; on the occasion of the murder of twenty-one Coptic Christians by […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon offers condolences, prayers on slaying of Coptic Christians in Libya

February 18, 2015 Featured News
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SYOSSET, NY [OCA] – 18/2/15 In a letter addressed to the Primate of the Coptic Orthodox Church, His Holiness, Pope Tawadros II dated February 17, 2015, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, expressed condolences and offered prayers on behalf of the Holy Synod of Bishops and the clergy and faithful of the Orthodox Church in America on […]

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Pope Tawadroas II observe prayers for the martyred Coptic Orthodox Christians

February 17, 2015 Featured News

John Anton- (Special Delegate in Cairo) OCP News Service- 17/2/15 Cairo: His Holiness Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria observed special prayers for the 21 murdered Coptic Orthodox Christians by ISIS in Libya. Names of all the martyrs of Christ were remembered during the prayer Service. Pope Tawadros also prayed for peace and for the family members […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II denounce the murder of Coptic Orthodox Christians in Libya

February 17, 2015 Featured News

17/2/15 India/ Kerala: His Holiness Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch and All East  denounced the murder of 21 Coptic Christians by ISIS militants in Libya in an exclusive interview given to SOCM FORUM & MALANKARA SYRIAC VOICE at Thuruthisery Simhasana Church before leaving to Chennai. The Patriarch said that the blood of our brothers are a […]

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I.A.O. Statement on the murder of Coptic Orthodox Christians in Libya

February 17, 2015 Featured News

I.A.O. – Athens -16/02/ 2015 – OCP News Service  STATEMENT The Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (I.A.O.) expresses its dismay and deep sorrow about the atrocious massacre of 21 Christian in faith citizens from Egypt. Once more, in a very short time period, the world of peace, understanding, religious reconciliation and understanding, has suffered a bloody […]

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OCP Society Executive Council Condemns Killing of Coptic Orthodox Christians in Libya

February 17, 2015 Featured News

OCP News Service – 17/2/15 Global: The Executive Council of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society condemned the murder of 21 Coptic Orthodox Christians by ISIS in Libya. Chairman K C Jacob said that these types of killing are inhuman and it is a big challenge to the whole humanity. Secretary George said that everyone has a […]

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Statement on the situation in Libya by Bishop Angaelos

January 20, 2015 Featured News

January 2 015 Coptic Orthodox Church UK Media and Communications Office Coptic Orthodox Church (Europe) Media and Communications Office Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom regarding escalating attacks on Coptic Christians in Libya. It is deeply concerning to witness the unprovoked, targeted and escalating attacks […]

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15th Enthronement Anniversary Bishop Suriel

December 8, 2014 News

December 2014 On the 4th of December, 2014, several clergy from the diocese of Melbourne and its affiliated regions celebrated the 15th anniversary of His Grace Bishop Suriel as bishop of the Coptic Orthodox diocese. Source:  

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The Church of England General Synod Panel on violence against minorities in Syria and Iraq

November 20, 2014 Featured News

Coptic Orthodox Center – UK On 18 November 2014 His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom participated in a panel discussion chaired by the Most Reverend Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, on violence against minorities in Iraq and Syria. The panel discussion took place during The Church […]

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Special Envoy of OCP Secretariat Monu John Visits Coptic Orthodox Prelates in Cairo

October 24, 2014 Featured News

John Anton (Special Delegate in Cairo) OCP News Service – 24/10/14 Cairo: Special envoy of the Secretariat of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society, Monu John Phillip visited prelates of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo and affiliated areas during the second week of October 2014. He began his tour with a visit to the George the […]

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Church denies alliance with al-Nour Party in the election

August 11, 2014 Featured News

Amany Moussa – 11/8/14 Copts United Coptic Orthodox Church issued statement to deny alliance with al-Nour ultra conservative Party in the upcoming parliamentary elections. Statement added that the Church is quite far from politics, and therefore does not support any of the candidates in the parliamentary elections. Source:  

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Statement by Bishop Angaelos of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom regarding the situation in Mosul – Iraq

July 28, 2014 Featured News

July 2014 Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos – General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom regarding the situation in Mosul, Iraq. As the widespread violence and aggression facing Christians and minority groups in Mosul, Iraq, intensifies, it is increasingly evident that the fundamental right and freedom to practice one’s Faith […]

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Coptic Orthodox Church Condemns Targeting of Iraqi Christians

July 23, 2014 Featured News

By Adham Youssef http://www.dailynewsegypt.com – 23/7/14 The Coptic Orthodox Church has condemned the targeting of Iraqi Christians in the militant-held city of Mosul, which caused the displacement of thousands into the autonomous region of Iraqi Kurdistan. In its Saturday statement, the Church added that violence against Christians and forced immigration are unprecedented acts in the history […]

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Celebrations of the Twenty Years of Unity between the British Orthodox Church and the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate (Photo-Report)

July 13, 2014 Featured News

    The British – Coptic Orthodox Churches – 13/7/14 More pics at FLICKR: After several days of torrential rain, the morning of 12 July proved to be a perfect day for the British Orthodox Church to hold its special Thanksgiving Service for the twentieth Anniversary of the union of with the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate […]

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