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His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« on: March 17, 2012, 01:08:31 PM »
H.H. Pope Shenouda III, Patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church and successor of the Apostle Saint Mark, has reposed earlier today in Cairo. May his memory be eternal and his prayers be with us all.

http://britishorthodox.org/3180/his-holiness-pope-shenouda-iii-dies-in-cairo/

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« Last Edit: March 17, 2012, 01:10:23 PM by Severian »
"These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world." -Jesus Christ

May the 21 new martyrs pray for us all.

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Lord, protect Egypt, Syria, Lebanon & Iraq.

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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2012, 01:09:18 PM »
Memory Eternal!
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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2012, 01:13:00 PM »
May God illuminate his soul.

And may he pray for us all!


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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2012, 01:53:20 PM »
MAY HIS MEMORY BE ETERNAL!!

Sad news.
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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2012, 02:39:18 PM »
Memory eternal.
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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2012, 03:08:28 PM »
May His memory be eternal!
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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2012, 03:20:55 PM »
Merely FYI, since no one has run afoul of any rules yet, another thread on this subject exists on the Christian News board, so if anyone has any non-prayer information to offer on Pope Shenouda's life and death, it can be posted and read there.

http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,43643.0.html
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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #7 on: March 17, 2012, 03:22:01 PM »
Merely FYI, since no one has run afoul of any rules yet, another thread on this subject exists on the Christian News board, so if anyone has any non-prayer information to offer on Pope Shenouda's life and death, it can be posted and read there.

http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,43643.0.html

OK. Thanks for the update.
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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #8 on: March 17, 2012, 04:06:08 PM »
Sad news, indeed.

Lord, have mercy on your servant.
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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2012, 04:15:51 PM »
Memory eternal!    :'( :'(
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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2012, 04:45:03 PM »
Memory eternal.

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« Reply #11 on: March 17, 2012, 05:02:10 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #12 on: March 17, 2012, 10:24:54 PM »
Memory Eternal.
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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #13 on: March 17, 2012, 10:29:02 PM »
Memory eternal.

“Wherefore, then, death approaches, gulps down the bait of the body, and is pierced by the hook of the divinity. Then, having tasted of the sinless and life-giving body, it is destroyed and gives up all those whom it had swallowed down of old." - St. John of Damascus

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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #14 on: March 17, 2012, 10:49:14 PM »
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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #15 on: March 17, 2012, 11:03:07 PM »
May the Lord God grant him rest in a place without sorrow or sighing.

May his memory be eternal!
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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
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Memory Eternal.
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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #17 on: March 18, 2012, 04:52:59 AM »
Memory Eternal!

May Moriyo Aloho bless the soul of one of the greatest Orthodox shepherds of our generation. My prayers are with the entire Coptic Orthodox Community during this strenuous time.
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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #18 on: March 18, 2012, 06:31:25 AM »
Memory eternal!
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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #19 on: March 18, 2012, 07:03:34 AM »
Memory eternal! Remember us before the throne of grace our beloved father.
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« Reply #20 on: March 18, 2012, 07:54:32 AM »
Memory eternal.
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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #21 on: March 18, 2012, 08:44:59 AM »
May the memory of the Lord's servant, the High Priest Shenouda, be eternal and may our Coptic brethren be comforted in the prayerful expectation that their beloved Abba assists now at the Holiest of all Holy Tables.
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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #22 on: March 18, 2012, 03:12:03 PM »
Memory eternal!
May Christ guide and protect the Coptic Church in this difficult time!

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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #23 on: March 18, 2012, 04:21:49 PM »
it is really lovely to see so many people praying for our part of the orthodox church at this special time.
i am sure our dear patriarch is interceding for all of you before the throne of grace.
may God repose his beautiful soul and may God guide us all in the years ahead.

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« Reply #24 on: March 19, 2012, 01:05:44 PM »
Memory eternal!
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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #25 on: March 20, 2012, 06:42:40 AM »
Eternal memory. 

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Re: His Holiness Pope Shenouda III Has Reposed
« Reply #26 on: March 20, 2012, 03:35:39 PM »
Memory Eternal our beloved Father! Pray for us, so on that day we may be found worthy to be called your children!
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« Reply #27 on: March 20, 2012, 03:44:06 PM »
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