Archive for May, 2017

Australian Coptic Movement condemns barbaric attacks on Coptic Christians in Minya.

Minya funerals

Yet again, we write with a heavy heart as we witness heart wrenching images on social media of young children and defenceless Copts being buried in mass funerals. The death toll is said to be at 35 or higher. 

Sad day for Australia’s Copts – Sydenham Church demolished as NSW Government ignores pleas

Sydenham 26.05.17 demolition complete

26 May 2017 – The Inner-West Council completed it’s demolition of the former St Mary and St Mina Coptic Orthodox Church at Sydenham, Sydney. 

List of MP’s and NGO’s that support saving the Coptic Church at Sydenham, Sydney.

Photo sydenham 8.5.17

It is important that the Coptic Community and broader Australian public be well informed of the current politicians, NGO’s and community leaders that support ACHCS in its efforts to save this iconic site which has now become a place of pilgrimage for many members of the community.  It is our intention to ensure that all who […]

Sydenham: The battle to save iconic Coptic Church reaches fiery climax.

Photo sydenham 8.5.17

It is now almost a week since the Coptic Community was rocked by reports of a deliberate fire at the historic St Mary and St Mina’s Coptic Orthodox Church at Sydenham.  A lot has happened since then.  Till today, no one knows who was responsible for the fire as focus shifts to saving the iconic […]

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