Suicide bombers kill 81 at church in Peshawar, Pakistan

Saima Mohsin and Emma Lacey-Bordeaux, CNN - 23/9/13 Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- Choir members and children attending Sunday school were among 81 people killed in a suicide bombing at a Protestant church in northwest Pakistan. It was one of the deadliest attacks ever on the Christian community in Pakistan. The attack took place at the All Saints Church ...

The Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God is Brought to the Construction Site of All Saints Church

DIOCESE OF BERLIN AND GERMANY - ROCOR 20/6/2012 On June 19, 2012, with the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany, Vice President of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, the miracle-working Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign” was brought to the construction site ...

Prominent Coptic activist calls on Minister of Justice to investigate Two Saints Church bombing

A delegation of rights activists have called upon the Ministry of Justice to investigate the bombing of the Two Saints Church in Alexandria.

Mohamed Abdel Salam 23/1/2012 CAIRO: Prominent Coptic activist and lawyer Naguib Gabriel, the head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organization, called upon Adel Abdul-Hamid, Egypt’s Minister of Justice, to mandate an investigation into the bombings of the Two Saints Church in Alexandria, which took place on December 31, 2011. Gabriel and delegation from ...

Alexandria church leaders threaten protests over ‘slow’ investigations

16/07/2011 The Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria threatened protests in response to what it described as the slow pace of investigations into the church bombing that took place during Coptic Christmas celebrations this year. The church said concerned authorities “ignored several reports and memorandums it sent to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, attorney general and ...

A festal service in Beijing’s Orthodox temple on the day commemorating the Chinese Martyrs

Chinese Orthodox Church A Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the Church of the Dormition of the Theotokos on June 24, 2010, the day of the memorial of the Chinese martyrs. The previous evening, at the memorial cross on the site of the All Saints Church, Fr. Sergey Voronin, the priest-in-charge, served a litiya for the dead, followed ...