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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Pope Tawadros II begins historic visit to Vatican, spoke about the urgent need for unity among Christians in the Middle East.


Pope Tawadros II begins historic visit to Vatican by OCP on May 9, 2013 in Featured News, News Ahram Online – 9/5/13 Leader of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church arrives in Rome for first such visit in 40 years. Egypt’s Coptic … Continue reading

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Death to Churches Under Islam: A Study of the Coptic Church


by OCP on May 1, 2013 in Featured News, News 1/5/13 Raymond Ibrahim Christians throughout the Islamic world are under attack. Unlike Muslim attacks on Christians, which are regularly confused with a myriad of social factors, the ongoing attacks on … Continue reading

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The leader of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church on Tuesday blasted the country’s Islamist president over his handling of the recent deadly sectarian violence, including an attack on the main cathedral in Cairo.


View PhotoAssociated Press/Khalil Hamra, File – FILE – In this Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 file photo, Egypt’s Coptic Christian Pope, Tawadros II speaks to The Associated Press in the province of Assiut, Egypt. Christians …more  Related Content View PhotoAn Egyptian woman … Continue reading

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