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Egypt's Young Coptic Christians Energized to Fight for Civil Rights – AINA

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Crossmap Egypt’s Young Coptic Christians Energized to Fight for Civil RightsAINAThe group, formed to fight for civil rights, rejects the mostly passive role Christian Copts played before the revolution, when the church’s patriarch served as proxy for the Coptic community in all matters political. It targets younger people — a …Open season on Christians in […]

Murder of 7 Coptic Egyptians in Libya met with indifference – FRANCE 24

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FRANCE 24 Murder of 7 Coptic Egyptians in Libya met with indifferenceFRANCE 24Seven Egyptian nationals, stone masons by trade and Coptic Christians, were executed Sunday in Benghazi. The city, which was the cradle of the Libyan revolution, is sinking ever deeper into chaos. The crime, which was likely committed for religious …Coptic Christians killed ‘execution style’ […]

Funeral held in Egypt's main Coptic church for 7 Egyptians killed in Libya – Ahram Online

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Ahram Online Funeral held in Egypt’s main Coptic church for 7 Egyptians killed in LibyaAhram OnlineThe funeral for the seven Egyptians who were found shot dead in Libya took place on Wednesday in the main Coptic Orthodox cathedral in Cairo’s Abbasiya district. The bodies of the seven men arrived in Cairo earlier on Wednesday. Egypt’s […]

Egyptians, possibly Coptic Christians, shot to death near Benghazi – UPI.com

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swissinfo.ch Egyptians, possibly Coptic Christians, shot to death near BenghaziUPI.comThe Egyptian Coptic Christian community has been under attack in recent years in Libya, the Herald said. Two people were killed In 2012 in an explosion near the Coptic Orthodox Church in Misurata. The main Coptic church in Benghazi was closed after it …Gunmen Go Door-to-Door to […]

Pope Tawadros II Enthroned

Axios! His Holiness Pope Tawadros II

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Glory to God! On Sunday, November 18, 2012, His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, the 118th Successor of St. Mark the Apostle, was enthroned by the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church in a ceremony led by the beloved Metropolitan Pakhomius, the Locum Tenens of the See of St. Mark.

2012 Altar Lot

Diocese Rejoices at Choice of Abba Tawadrous as 118th Pope

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On November 4, 2012, H.E. Metropolitan Pachomius and the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church celebrated the Divine Liturgy at St. Mark Cathedral in Al Abbassiya, Cairo, Egypt and conducted the ancient apostolic tradition of the Altar Lot to choose the 118th Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria. The names of the three candidates — […]