Category Archives: Coptic Christian

Orthodox Churches Will Hold First Ecumenical Council In 1,200 Years In Istanbul


Reuters  | by  Dasha Afanasieva and Tom Heneghan ISTANBUL, March 9 (Reuters) – Patriarchs of the world’s 250 million Orthodox Christians ended a rare summit in Istanbul on Sunday calling for a peaceful end to the crisis in Ukraine and denouncing … Continue reading

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A Desert, a Sanctuary, and a Manuscript Library


This article details the marvelous collection of manuscripts and fragments kept here. I was fortunate to visit here in 1975, and it is one of my favorite memories.                                                 Fr. Orthohippo  MSJ   MDAS Egypt’s Mysterious Monastery Hides Ancient Secrets By … Continue reading

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CHRISTIAN CHURCHES, SCHOOLS, AND ESTABLISHMENTS ATTACKED 8-14-13 IN EGYPT


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Where times are really dangerous for clergy


Egypt: Coptic Christian Priest shot dead by OCP on July 6, 2013 in Featured News, News inShare Martyred Coptic Priest – Fr. Mina Aboud Sharween By Chris Irvine – 6/7/13 A Coptic Christian priest in Egypt’s Northern Sinai has been shot dead, … Continue reading

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Islamists Warn Christians From Demonstrating to Topple Egyptian President


by OCP on June 17, 2013 in Featured News, News 15/6/13 Mary Abdelmassih Assyrian International News Agency (AINA) — The youth-led Tamarod (rebel) Initiative has collected more than their targeted 15,000,000 signatures calling for a no-confidence vote against President Mohammed … Continue reading

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Blasphemy charges against Christians surge ahead


A wave of blasphemy cases against Egyptian Christians has the community complaining it’s being hounded with flimsy evidence. By Kristen Chick | Christian Science Monitor – 4 hrs ago From [It is not so far away from us here in America as … Continue reading

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TEACHERS AND OTHERS CHARGED WITH BLASPHEMY


View PhotoAssociated Press/Ibrahim Zayed – Abdel-Nour, the father of 24-year-old school teacher Dimyana Abdel-Nour, who is accused of insulting Islam while teaching fourth graders history of religions, speaks on the …more Egyptians targeted with blasphemy charges By MAGGIE MICHAEL | Associated … Continue reading

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