Category: News

Attack on Christian Visitors to the Monastery of Saint Samuel the Confessor

His Holiness Pope Tawadros II released the following message concerning today’s attack on Christian visitors to the Monastery of Saint Samuel the Confessor, Minya, Egypt In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, one God. Amen. On this day we have suffered for this attack which resulted in the death of …

Statement from the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate in Jerusalem on Recent Incidents at the Coptic Monastery of Deir Al-Sultan

The following is a statement issued by His Eminence Metropolitan Antonious from the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate in Jerusalem Due to the recent inaccurate news on the subject of the Coptic Deir El-Sultan, we, The Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate in Jerusalem, decided to issue an official statement to document the incidents historically in an effort to avoid …

Statement on the Al-Rawda Attack

The Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church, headed by His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, condemns the brutal terrorist attack that took place on Friday afternoon at the Al-Rawda mosque in Arish. We regretfully mourn the loss of the martyrs of our nation and our hearts go out to the families of those who are victims of this …

Ordination of Deacon David

With great joy, the Diocese announces the ordination of David Zeitoune as a full Deacon. His Grace Bishop Missael officiated the ordination on Sunday 1st October 2017 at the Coptic Centre. We congratulate His Grace and the congregations in Birmingham and we pray that the Lord may bless and give fruit to  the service of …

Statement Regarding The Bombings at the Church of St. George in Tanta and the Cathedral of St. Mark in Alexandria

The Pariarchate has issued the following statement: With great pride, the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church, the Church of Martyrs, bade her sons farewell, who were martyred today Sunday April 9, 2017, during the liturgy of Palm Sunday. They were carrying the palm leaves, praying and celebrating the commemoration of the entry of Christ, the King …