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Pope Shenouda III, the Coptic Patriarch of Alexandria and 117th successor to St...In the turmoil of Persian Gulf saber rattling, Syrian sound and fury and makeshift rockets falling on Israel's southern cities, this event seems to have fallen by the
In front of a tearful crowd of thousands including members of Egypt 's emerging political class, a funeral service was held on Tuesday for Pope Shenouda III, the popular and charismatic leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church, who died on Saturday. The
A national day of mourning was declared by the military, and the ceremony was broadcast on state television. Copts account for 6-10% of the Egyptian population, the great majority of Sunni Muslims. The head of
Thousands of mourners dressed in black gathered in Cairo on Tuesday for the funeral of Egypt's Orthodox Christian Pope Shenouda, who spent his final years trying to comfort a community disturbed by the rise of political Islam. Shenouda, who died on
Moments of tension is lived in this Sunday afternoon at the farewell to the Coptic Patriarch Shenuda III, in the cathedral of Abasiya in Cairo.
Thousands gathered at a church in Egypt Sunday morning to pay last respects to late Coptic Patriarch Pope Shenouda III. Reportedly, the body of the great leader will lie for two days in Abbasiya cathedral until his funeral takes place Tuesday.
The head of the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church, Patriarch Shenouda III, spiritual leader of the largest Christian community in the Middle East, died aged 88, announced on state television on Saturday &
There is no clear plan to punish the killers, who remain unidentified, and no guarantees that root cause of the problem is being addressed. October of any culpability on the part of soldiers or military police in the killing of demonstrators