Monthly Archives: August 2013


Syrian Archbishop Opposes U.S. Strike Against Syria

SCOOCH Delegate and Archbishop of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch, H.E. Mor Cyril Aphrem Karim, gave his insight to the situation in Syria.  Watch his interview here > Below is a transcript of the interview: As tensions rise over the use of chemical weapons in Syria and President Barack Obama is weighing whether the U.S. may [...]


Church News of the Day – August 23, 2013

Church News of the Day – August 23, 2013 http://www.christianpost.com/news/russian-official-urges-defense-of-christians-in-syria-in-wake-of-chemical-attack-102773/ http://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/christians-other-minorities-in-syria-fear-ethnic-cleansing-1.236246 http://thewip.net/talk/2013/08/christians_in_the_crosshairs_i.html http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/syrian-airstrike-kills-15-wounds-dozens-19980983


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Orthodox Prayer Services for the Persecuted Christians of Egypt & Syria

Orthodox Prayer Services for the Persecuted Christians of Egypt & Syria   New York, NY – For the indigenous Christians of the Middle East and North Africa, persecution is, unfortunately, nothing new.  Nevertheless, the recent waves of violence directed against the Christian populations of Egypt and Syria have been especially disturbing, characterized by extreme and [...]


Church News of the Day – August 21, 2013

Church News of the Day – August 21, 2013 Metropolitan Yohanna Ibrahim & Metropolitan Boulos Yazigi News: http://sana.sy/eng/22/2013/08/20/498271.htm http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/security/2013/08/bishops-kidnapped-syria-aleppo-details.html Other News: http://www.interfax-religion.com/?act=dujour&div=231 http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/18/ethiopian-nun-music-holy-enrapture http://www.timesofisrael.com/egypt-coptic-church-cancels-sunday-mass-for-1st-time-in-1600-years/ http://www.timesofisrael.com/egypt-coptic-church-cancels-sunday-mass-for-1st-time-in-1600-years/ http://rt.com/news/egypt-christian-churches-muslim-662/ http://rt.com/news/egypt-christian-churches-muslim-662/