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May 4, 2024

Paschal Message for the Glorious Feast of the Resurrection 2024

My Beloved, the Blessed Children of the Holy Church Christ is Risen, Truly Risen It is my pleasure to wish all of you a blessed and joyful Feast of the Glorious Resurrection.Our celebration of the Feast this year comes amidst many challenges, ranging from wars, such as the Russian-Ukrainian war, the war in Gaza, and the civil war in Sudan, as well as the awful criminal murder of three monks in our Coptic monastery in – …

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January 26, 2024

Report of the Twentieth Meeting of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue Between the Catholic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches, January 22-26, 2024

The twentieth meeting of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches took place in Rome from January 22 to 26, 2024, hosted by the Dicastery for Promoting Christian Unity. It was chaired jointly by His Eminence Cardinal Kurt Koch, Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Christian Unity, and by His Grace Bishop Kyrillos, Coptic Orthodox Auxiliary Bishop in the Diocese of Los Angeles, California, USA. This – …

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January 5, 2024

Festal Message for the Feast of the Nativity 2024

Christ is Born, let us glorify Him! Christ from heaven, let us go out to meet Him! My Beloved, the Blessed Children of the Holy Church, “The Only Begotten Son, Who is in the Bosom of the Father, He has declared Him” (Jn 1:18). It is with great joy that I wish you a blessed Feast of the Nativity of our Lord, God, and Savior Jesus Christ, Who made Himself of no reputation and took – …

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December 20, 2023

Comment on the Vatican’s Permission of Blessing of Same-Sex Couples

https://youtu.be/nyfUM1rGv80 In the Name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, One God. Amen. On December 18, 2023, the Dicastery of the Doctrine and the Faith of the Roman Catholic Church issued a Declaration Fiducia Supplicans on the Pastoral Meaning of Blessings. This is an official Vatican document approved and signed by Pope Francis, and based on his teaching and pastoral vision. The major points of the Declaration are as follows. First, the – …

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April 15, 2023

Paschal Message for the Glorious Feast of the Resurrection 2023

“Christ is Our Passover” My Beloved, the Blessed Children of the Holy Church, Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! It is my pleasure to wish all of you a joyful Feast of the Holy Resurrection, hoping that you experience the victorious power of the Glorious Resurrection. The Feast of the Resurrection is also called “Pascha,” which literally means “to pass over.” Through the Resurrection, Christ passed over from death to life, and in turn – …

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