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September 17, 2016

A Message to All Copts from His Holiness the Pope concerning Receiving the Egyptian President and Dignitaries

The dignity of Egypt is expressed by the dignity and honorable reception of Egypt’s President as His Excellence deserves. Many people can be victimized as a result of wrong and incorrect information fed by the media that publish lies and slanders against the true lives of Egyptians, both Copts and Muslims. We know well our society, and cannot at all accept what gives a wrong reflection of our society through articles, comments, and statements which – …

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October 7, 2015

His Holiness Pope Tawadros Arrives in Atlanta

His Holiness Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark the Apostle, landed in the United States today and was greeted by several bishops and members of the clergy in Atlanta, including Bishop Serapion.His Holiness begins a three-week visit to various parts of the United States to meet with his children throughout the various dioceses and parishes as well as governments and religious leaders.God willing, he will arrive in Los – …

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September 19, 2015

Archpastoral Visit of His Holiness Pope Tawadros II

The Diocese, under the auspices of His Grace Bishop Serapion, joyfully awaits the safe arrival of our father in Christ, His Holiness Pope Abba Tawadros II, the 118th Pope Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of the Holy Apostle Mark. In order to ensure the safety and organization of all the congregations, the Diocese has arranged for His Holiness to visit different areas of the Diocese for services targeted to different groups. For example, there – …

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October 29, 2014

Pope Tawadros II and Delegation Received by Patriarch Kirill in Moscow

His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, 118th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark, accompanied by a papal delegation, was received by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at the Russian Patriarchate on 29 October 2014. The visit, that included a formal meeting of delegations, followed by lunch, marks 26 years since the most recent visit of the last Pope of Alexandria, His Holiness, the late Pope Shenouda III. – …

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March 28, 2014

Condolences to His Holiness Pope Tawadros II

With a firm hope in the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Diocese of Los Angeles extends her condolences to our beloved father, His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, for the departure of his mother, Mrs. Samia Istafanous who departed into eternal rest on Friday, March 28, 2014. Her pious life is clearly evident in the fact that she brought forth and raised Pope Tawadros II, whose very name means “gift from God,” for the – …

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