Holy Qurobo – 5th Sunday after Easter

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - May 2017 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Mark Cathedral in Teaneck – NJ on the 5th Sunday after Easter. His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak, Patriarchal Vicar of the Archdiocese for the Eastern USA assisted His Holiness in the Holy Qurobo. In his sermon, His Holiness ...

Statement from the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate following the Terrorist Attacks near St. Mark Cathedral in Cairo – Egypt

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 13/12/16 Following the terrorist attack on St. Peter Church near St. Mark Cathedral in Cairo, the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch issued the following statement: Patriarch Aphrem II condemns the terrorist attack near St. Mark Cathedral in Cairo. Statement Issued by the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch Damascus, December 11, 2016 Upon hearing about the terrorist attack ...

Egyptian President Names Suicide Bomber Who Attacked Coptic Cathedral

Sputniknews - 13/12/16 The Sunday terrorist attack on St. Mark's Cathedral in Cairo left more than 20 people dead. CAIRO (Sputnik) — The deadly attack in a Coptic cathedral complex in Cairo was staged by a suicide bomber, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi said on Monday. "The terrorist attack on the church was carried out by 22-year-old Mahmoud Mostafa Shafiq. The terrorist was wearing ...

Coptic Bishop in Egypt: “Christians Are Original Inhabitants of the Nation”

Coptic Solidarity - Raymond Ibrahim - 21/09/2016 Coptic Christian Bishop Daniel met with the Swiss Minister of exterior at the St. Mark Cathedral in Cairo, the seat of the Coptic Orthodox Church, during the minister’s recent visit. The bishop said that, formally, the Church enjoys good relations with the state and Al Azhar, which represents Islam in ...

Patrairch Ignatius Aphrem II Celebrates the Annual Oriental Orthodox Eucharist

October-November 2015 - Fb Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II USA: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Annual Oriental Orthodox Eucharistic Concelebration at St. Mark Cathedral in New Jersey. Archbishops from Oriental Orthodox sister churches, as well as Mor Titus Yeldho, Archbishop of the Malankara Archdiocese in Northern America and Mor Dionysius Jean ...

Egyptian Copts and Muslims clash again, in central Cairo

Reuters - 7/4/13 CAIRO (Reuters) - Clashes broke out between Coptic Christians and Muslims in central Cairo on Sunday after the funeral of four Coptskilled in sectarian violence outside the Egyptian capital on Friday night, a witness said. The state news agency MENA said 17 people had been injured in fighting after a funeral ceremony at the city's Coptic Orthodox cathedral. Public television showed riot ...

Coptic Cathedral closed; pope’s funeral by invitation only

20/3/2012 Bishop Paul of Tanta has declared that the doors of the St Mark's Cathedral in Abbasiya are closed, and no one will be permitted to enter today to allow the military police to prepare for the funeral ceremony of Pope Shenouda III on Tuesday. Deputy Minister of Health Hisham Shiha stated that there had been 3 ...

Thousands expected to gather for funeral of Pope Shenouda III Tuesday

19/3/2012 Bel Trew Funeral of Coptic Orthodox Church's leader is due to start 11am Tuesday at St Mark's Cathedral, Abbasiya; only invitation holders will be allowed to attend but hundreds of thousands are expected to gather outside. Hundreds of thousands of mourners are expected to gather on Tuesday in front of St. Mark’s Cathedral in Abbasiya, Cairo for ...