Javascript Menu by Deluxe-Menu.com
Bishop John Attends Memorial Service for Victims of Bombing in Cairo

On Thursday, December 15, the Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, and representative of the Russian World People's Council to the United Nations, His Grace Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk attended memorial services for the victims of the bombing in the Coptic church of Apostle Peter in Cairo on December 11. The services were held in the Coptic Orthodox Church of Archangel Michael and St. Minas in Staten Island, NY. 

The memorial services were attended by representatives from the Syro-Jacobite, Ethiopian, Armenian Apostolic and Roman Catholic Churches as well as the Orthodox Church in America. The Consul General of Egypt to the United States as well as other diplomats attended. 

After the services, Bishop John relayed the condolences of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Russia. During the meeting with the hierarchs and diplomats, Bishop John discussed plans to act as a common witness to the tragic circumstances Christians in the Middle East are facing as well as the efforts of Patriarch Kirill and the Russian Orthodox Church to help regulate the situation in the region.

Memorial for Victims of Cairo Bombing - 12/15/16

(9 images)

All Rights Reserved ©2018 - Any Republication for the Glory of God is Permitted with the Reference:

"The Patriarchal Parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in the USA - www.mospatusa.com"

 

Home | Back | Print | Top

Published with the blessing of His Grace

MATTHEW

Bishop of Sourozh

Interim Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA

Archpastoral Letters
Today's Calendar
Recent Photos
Bishop John Sends Condolonces to the Family of Archpriest Carlos Chacon - 08/25/17

In connection with the recent repose of Archpriest Carlos Chacon, His Grace Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk, Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA expressed his condolences to the departed's family.

Paschal Epistle of His Grace Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk - 04/29/16

Paschal Epistle of His Grace John, Bishop of Naro-Fominsk, Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA to all the clergy and faithful children of the Patriarchal Parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in the USA. 

Nativity Epistle of His Grace Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk - 01/06/16

“God is with us, understand, all ye nations!” These words of the liturgical hymn, hearkening back to the biblical prophecy of Isaiah about Emmanuel (cf. Is. 7, 14), have become for us a verbal icon of the Nativity Feast..