Posts Tagged ‘Coptic’

Coptic Christians fight for place in Egypt’s political scene


Father Alfons Marzou shuffles across a complex that is home to sisters for the Catholic Missionaries of Charity, whose nuns provide medical care and food to impoverished children living amid heaps of garbage.    

After Arab Spring, experts fearful of Christian targeting at Easter celebrations

For Christians in countries thrown into tumult by the Arab Spring revolutions, Easter celebrations may prove dangerous.    

Coptic priest held in Cairo airport over Maspero travel ban


Travel ban lifted on Priest Felopateer Aziz, accused of inciting violence against armed forces during last year’s Maspero massacre, after being detained for a few hours at Cairo airport by military intelligence.    

NSW Parliament remembers His Holiness Pope Shenouda The Third


On the 29th of March,2012, NSW Parliamentarians relived and celebrated the life of His Holiness Pope Shenouda the Third.    

House of Representatives send their condolences


On Tuesday the 20th of March, 2012, 17 members of Parliament rose to give their condolences and speak of His Holiness Pope Shenouda’s passing.    


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The Coalition learnt with sadness of the death of His Holiness Pope Shenouda III, patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, the oldest and largest Christian community of the Middle East.    

CDP MEDIA RELEASE – Pope Shenouda III Passes to Glory

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The Rev Hon Fred Nile MLC, Leader of the Christian Democratic Party, has extended his condolences to the Coptic community, the family and friends of the late Pope Shenouda III.    

Egypt’s grief-stricken Christians fear a new wave of persecution


Death of Coptic Pope Shenouda III leaves millions of worshippers around the country without a spiritual leader    

London: thousands show support for Christians in Pakistan


Thousands took part in events in London on Saturday to mark the first anniversary of the assassination of Pakistan’s Christian government minister Shahbaz Bhatti, and protest about the ongoing maltreatment of minorities in Pakistan.    

Amid violence, Egypt’s Christians rely on Muslim friends, worry about future


Burned-out rubble is all that’s left of Christian shopkeeper Abskharon Suleiman’s appliance store in the northern Egyptian village of Sharbat. His home was destroyed as well as shops owned by his adult children – all targeted because they are Christians.    

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