Letters from Michelle Rowland MP and Tanya Plibersek MP responding to ACM

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We received the following letters from Michelle Rowland MP and Tanya Plibersek MP

President Sisi attends Coptic Mass to wild scenes at St Marks Cathedral in Cairo.

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Egypt’s President Sisi has attended the Coptic Christmas in Cairo mass to mark the first attendance ever made by an Egyptian Muslim president to the religious occasion.

Video footage broadcast by State TV covering the full mass showed crowds cheering and chanting as Sisi entered the iconic Cathedral.

Fred Nile’s Coptic Christmas Message

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The Rev. Hon Fred Nile MLC and President of the Christian Democratic Party send these letters to us yesterday on the occasion of Orthodox Christmas. 

Libya: 20 Egyptian Coptic Christians kidnapped by Libyan Islamists

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The Australian Coptic Movement Association condemns the ongoing targeting of Coptic Christians in Libya. Coptic Christian workers made up the majority of Libya’s Christian minority. Coptic churches have been bombed and many Copts have been brutally killed or taken captive by Islamist militants. A total of 20 Coptic Christians have been kidnapped by Islamist militia in the past week. The Egyptian Government with the assistance of the International Community must immediately act to protect Coptic Christians in Libya.  

President Sisi: Islamic ‘thinking’ threatening the world

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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has called for a “revolution” in religious discourse to confront extremist ideology during a speech celebrating the birth of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad on Thursday. President Sisi also wished Christians a Merry Christmas.  

Libya: Seven Coptic Christians kidnapped by Islamists as the pogrom of Copts continues

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The Australian Coptic Movement Association condemns the ongoing targeting of Coptic Christians in Libya. Libya has been home to tens of thousands of Egyptians in recent decades. Coptic Christian workers made up the majority of Libya’s Christian minority. Coptic churches have been bombed and many Copts have been brutally killed or taken captive by Islamist militants. The Egyptian Government must immediately act to protect it citizens in Libya.  

ACM Christmas Message 2014

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2014 has been a momentous year for the Australian Coptic Movement Association (ACM).

 

We witnessed ISIL’s deadly rampage across Syria and Iraq. ISIL gained international prominence after its ultimatum to Christians in Mosul and when it surrounded defenseless Yazidis in the mountainous regions of northern Iraq. People of all faiths and backgrounds have been victims.

HE Archbishop Mor Malatius Malki thank you letter to ACM

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His Eminence Mor Malatius Malki, Archbishop of Australia & New Zealand of the Syrian Orthodox Church has sent this letter thanking the The Australian Coptic Movement Association and supporters for their generous contribution.

Will you join your voice to ours?

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By closely working with the wider Australian community, government bodies, the media, and other human rights organisations, ACM has quickly grown to become one of the most active Australian Coptic-Egyptian organisations, accumulating nationwide support. This status is reflected and recorded in Hansard records and numerous national and international media reports.

HE Bishop Mikhail passes after 68 years of service as Bishop of Asyut

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The Australian Coptic Movement Association conveys condolences to HH Pope Tawadros II and the people of Asyut, Egypt who are in mourning following the death of His Eminence Bishop Mikhail.  

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