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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I EXPRESSES HIS CONDOLENCES TO POPE SHENOUDA III OF THE COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH




FRESNO, ANTELIAS - Yesterday, 10 October 2011, while on a pastoral visit to the USA, Catholicos Aram I wrote to His Holiness Pope Shenouda III conveying his condolences for the death of innocent people by the Egyptian security forces during a peaceful demonstration in Cairo.



In his letter, His Holiness Aram I expressed his solidarity with Pope Shenouda III, as well as he expressed his concern for the rights of Copts in Egypt. He then reminded that Christian-Muslim dialogue is the only way to living together in mutual understanding and respect.



Archbishop Mushegh of the Western Prelacy contacted Metropolitan Serapion of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese in California and transmitted the condolences of His Holiness Aram I.

http://www.armenianorthodoxchurch.org/v04/doc/English/cathcilnewseng.htm#2

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