Armenian Patriarchs offer condolences on Coptic Pope’s Death

Armenian Patriarchs offer condolences on Coptic Pope’s Death


Pope Shenouda III

His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians, and His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, have offered condolences on the passing of Pope Shenouda III, the leader of Coptic Orthodox Christians.

Both Armenian Church leaders will be sending a delegation to Pope Shenouda’s funeral, which is scheduled to take place in Cairo, Egypt, on Wednesday.

Pope Shenouda III, the longtime leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church, died on Saturday at the age of 88. Both Karekin II and Aram I praised Shenouda for his leadership of the Coptic Church and his unequivocal ability to work with all denominations to promote Christian unity.