Orthodox church slams Israeli attacks on al-Quds, Gaza Strip

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Sat, 15 May 2021 - 12:18 GMT

Pope Tawadros II, the pope of Alexandria and patriarch of the See of St. Mark. inaugurated Virgin Mary Cathedral in Bashayer El Khair 3 in Qabari district in Alexandria on Thursday- Youm7

Pope Tawadros II, the pope of Alexandria and patriarch of the See of St. Mark. inaugurated Virgin Mary Cathedral in Bashayer El Khair 3 in Qabari district in Alexandria on Thursday- Youm7

CAIRO - 15 May 2020:  Head of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros II condemned In a statement on Saturday the heinous Israeli attacks on al-Quds (East Jerusalem) and the Gaza Strip.


The church called all parties to go to the negotiating table to stem bloodshed.

The church hailed the key role played by Egypt in supporting the Palestinians, especially opening Egyptian hospitals for treating those injured in the Gaza Strip, the statement read.

It also highlighted Egypt's political efforts to secure a Palestinian-Israeli truce, with a view to reaching a political solution protecting the Palestinians' rights and achieving aspired peace, the statement added.

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