Saturday, March 17, 2012

Pope Shenouda dies

Breaking News from Reuters, Africa:

CAIRO, March 17 (Reuters) - Egyptian Coptic Christian Pope Shenouda III, 88, died in Egypt on Saturday, his political adviser Hany Aziz told Reuters.

"He died from complications in health and from old age," Aziz said. He had recently returned from abroad where he had been seeking treatment for his health. (Reporting by Patrick Werr)

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May he rest in peace.

We pray for our Coptic brothers and sisters around the world, especially for all those in Egypt and other places who suffer greatly for the Faith.


Go HERE to my post on Pope Shenouda.

A number of Pope Shenouda's devotional writings are available online in English translation. Go HERE to read his booklet THE LIFE OF FAITH.

And here he is teaching about the resurrection of Jesus:


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