Category Archives: Egyptian Coptic Church

The death of the leader of a beleaguered people

Pope Shenouda III Please pray for the Coptic people and for the repose of the soul of their Patriarch, Pope Shenouda III, who died on 17th March. H/t the Sons

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The Origins of Prayer, Fasting, and Almsgiving

Temptation of Christ in the Wilderness. Juan de Flandes. Have you ever wondered why we bother to practice prayer, fasting, and almsgiving during Lent? “For all that is in the world is the concupiscence of the flesh and the concupiscence … Continue reading

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Egypt – Extremists’ election success sparks fear

Catholic leaders in Egypt have expressed alarm after Islamist groups achieved shocking success in the first round of parliamentary elections, gaining more than 65 percent of the vote. The hardline Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice party received 45 percent, but … Continue reading

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Ten stories that will define the coming year – from ‘The Catholic Herald’.

In an interesting Editorial this week, the Catholic Herald points to ten subjects that, in their opinion will both dominate and provide a far-reaching impact on the Church in the coming year. These are: The ordinariate: In arguably one of … Continue reading

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The Holy Father Prays for the Victims of the Massacre in Egypt.

The Christian world has been shocked by events in Egypt. The Holy Father yesterday referred to this after praying the Angelus. The text, from Vatican Information Services is reprinted in full below: Photo: PRAYERS FOR VICTIMS OF MASSACRE AT … Continue reading

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