Breaking: HH Pope Tawadros II calls on International community to address terror threat in Libya

Pope Tawadros with Ethiopian pope

The Coptic Orthodox Church headquarters in Cairo has issued a statement condemning the Islamic State massacre of Ethiopian Christians in Libya and calls for the International community and all institutions to combat the terror threat.

National Library of Australia selects ACM’s website for preservation

National Library of OZ

The Digital Library Infrastructure Replacement (DLIR) project’s goal is to ensure that material of national significance relating to Australia and the Australian people is collected, preserved and accessible in digital form.

Australian Coptic Movement statement on Ethiopian Christians in Libya

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The Australian Coptic Movement Association (ACM) condemns the barbaric slaughter of dozens of Ethiopian Christians by ISIS in Libya.

Early Libyan Martyrs

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In light of recent events in Libya, The Sydney based St Shenouda Monastery thought it would be appropriate to dedicate their March newsletter to the history of Christianity in Libya. Historically Libya has contributed to the world a great deal of saints, monks and Martyrs most of which are very unknown. The church of Egypt in particular has a close relation to the Libyan Christianity as St Mark, the founder of the Coptic Church, himself was born in Libya. We have republished an article from the Monastery’s special March edition here.

Cultural conflicts in courting: Egyptian-Coptic relationships in the West


Andrew George explores the potential conflict that an Australian of Egyptian-Coptic descent is exposed to when courting.

ACM responds to enquiries regarding Martin Place event held on 22 Feb 2015


During and following this event, the ACM received numerous enquiries from Members of Parliament, other denominations and event attendees regarding the notable absence of any representatives from the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Sydney.

Assyrian community stands with Egypt’s Copts


The Assyrian Universal Alliance issued this media release following our Martin Place rally.

Assyrians in Australia standing With Copts of Egypt Media

Sydney – 24 February 2015

Hundreds of protestors gathered at Martin Place in Sydney on Sunday 22 February 2015, In light of ISIS’ brutal murder of 21 innocent Coptic Christians, organized by the Australian Coptic Movement Association (ACM).

Libya COPTS fundraising Appeal and ACM advocacy Appeal

Libya Women

The Australian Coptic Movement Association is pleased to advise that we have partnered with COPTS to assist with the collection of much need donations for poor families of the 21 victims who have been left without a source of income after they lost their loved ones in Libya.

“Stand for the People of the Cross” – ACM honours the 21 Coptic Martyrs of Libya.

ACM photo rally Feb

Hundreds of Egyptian Australians and members of the Australian public attended a rally in Martin Place, Sydney on Sunday, 22 February to honour the 21 Coptic martyrs of Libya, to share in the grief of their families; and to protest against the growing threat of ISIS.

Australian Copts send a clear message to ISIS

Nation of the cross

On Sunday, 22 February, the people of Sydney will have their day to respond to the barbaric and cowardly massacre of Egyptian Coptic Christians by ISIS in Libya.

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