Coptic students raise $1000 for Iraq’s refugees

St Mary Coptic Students fundraising

Coptic Students at the St Mary and St Mina Coptic Orthodox College at Bexley, Sydney have been digging in deep to assist the victim of genocide in Iraq. This is in addition to the $12,000+ raised by The Australian Coptic Movement Association in recent days.

ACM’s ‘Mosul Appeal’ raises $12,474.04


Donations were raised via social media promotion. Donors include ACM Board Members, Subscribers, Australian Coptic Community and members of the Australian Public from various backgrounds. Enquiries to

Grossly Inadequate Iraq Response by UN and Obama, Says Coptic Solidarity


Washington based Coptic Solidarity critical of the slow response to the crisis in Iraq.

Coptic Solidarity condemns the grossly inadequate and slow response by the international community to the ongoing genocide and humanitarian crisis in Iraq driven by ISIL Jihadists against religious and ethnic minorities

ACM’s Letter to Hon. Scott Morrison MP


We have sent letter to Minister for Immigration and Border Protection calling on the department to increase the intake of Christians fleeing persecution.

ACM’s Letter to Hon. Julie Bishop MP


We have sent this letter to Australia’s Foreign Minister, The Hon. Julie Bishop MP regarding the situation in Iraq.

Bikers & Monks Unite with Friends To Help Aaron’s battle with MS


Aaron is just 41 and suffers from progressive MS (Multiple Sclerosis) which is not responding to usual treatments. His last option is Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (better known as HSCT). Aaron seeks to raise $70,000 to travel to Russia and undertake treatment which is not available locally. A group of bike riders have teamed up to raise funds and their final destination will be Putty, NSW at St Shenouda’s Coptic Orthodox Monastery.

HG Bishop Suriel:’The world watches in silence’


His Grace Bishop Suriel of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Melbourne has issued a powerful and stirring statement on the grotesque atrocities taking place in Iraq and the Mid-East. Furthermore, HG Bishop Daniel of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Sydney has issued the following statement

UPDATED: Australian Coptic Community Rallies for Iraq’s Christians


The ACM endorses this event and will be actively participating. We encourage all to attend and for Australian-Egyptians in Sydney to bring along Australian & Egyptian flags and crosses. We will keep you updated.

In response to the purging of Iraqi Christians from Mosul, namely the Assyrians,

NSW Ecumenical Council Endorses Peaceful Protest


Fr Shenouda Mansour was only recently appointed as General Secretary of NSW Ecumenical Council and he has been very busy advocating for the Christians in Iraq during the crisis in Iraq.

ACM Relief Fund for Iraqi Christian Refugees

N Mosul

The Australian Coptic Movement (ACM) condemns in the strongest terms the senseless acts of terror committed against defenceless Christians and other vulnerable ethnic and religious groups by members of the extremist organisation ‘Islamic State ‘ (IS) also known as ISIS or ISIL.

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