Archive for May, 2011

Statement from the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Sydney


On Thursday the 12th May 2011 the assembly of the fathers the priests of the diocese of Sydney, which represents all the parishes in the diocese, met to discuss the current circumstances which the church and the Christian community in Egypt are experiencing and have agreed to declare the following…..

Letter to AUSCMA from the Dept. Foreign Affairs


Click here to read: Letter From Foreign Affairs to the Australian Coptic Movement

12 dead in Muslim-Christian clashes in Egypt


Riot police disperse crowds outside a Cairo church burned by Muslim mobs. The violence raises questions about minority rights and Egypt’s transition to democracy.

At least 6 dead in Egyptian sectarian violence


At least six people were killed and 120 injured in sectarian clashes outside a church in Cairo on Saturday, officials said. A group of Muslim Salafists attacked the Saint Mena Coptic Orthodox Church. Gunfire rang out as people sprinted for cover.

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