His Holiness Karekin II Sends Letter of Condolence on Bombing of Coptic Church

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 13/12/16

On December 12, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; sent a letter of condolence to His Holiness Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church, on the occasion of the terrorist attacks at the St. Peter and St. Paul Church in Cairo Egypt, which killed and injured numerous innocent people.

On behalf of the Supreme Spiritual Council, the Brotherhood of the Mother See and the Armenian Church, His Holiness expressed deep condolences to His Holiness Pope Tawadros II and the faithful of the Coptic Orthodox Church.

“We strongly condemn the terrorist acts against the Christian Churches and call upon all people of good will to take the necessary measures to prevent such crimes and atrocities against humanity”, stated His Holiness.

Praying for the repose of the souls of those killed, His Holiness wished his spiritual brother and the Coptic people consolation of the Holy Spirit and a speedy recovery to all the wounded.

The Catholicos of All Armenians expressed hope for the Coptic Orthodox Church faithful to have a peaceful and tranquil life, free of such horrible crimes and terrorist acts.