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Mass funeral in Egypt for 41 victims of Cairo Coptic church fire sparked by electrical failure

Our deepest condolences and our heartfelt prayers for those who lost their lives in this tragedy and their grieving families and friends. Eternal rest give unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in … Continue reading

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Leader of Egypt’s Coptic Christians, Shenouda lll dies. The Holy Father sends his condolences.

CAIRO, March 17 (Reuters) – Egyptian Coptic Christian Pope Shenouda III, the patriarch of most of Egypt’s estimated 12 million Christians, died on Saturday from old age, his political adviser told Reuters. Bells tolled in Cairo’s Abbasiya district, site of … Continue reading

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Newsflash: Cardinal Schönborn Demonstrated Against Religious Persecution in Egypt

The demonstration was held in the centre of Vienna on Friday afternoon, October 21 2011 . It was led by the Cardinal of the Austrian Catholic Church Dr. Christoph Schönborn and the Coptic Bishop in Austria, Anba Gabriel. The march … Continue reading

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Christianophobia, and beyond: Father Samir on Europe and Islam in the wake of attacks against Copts in Alexandria

by Samir Khalil Samir The attack against the Church of Saints in Alexandria, Egypt, on December 31 last, shows in an increasing harsh light the growth of Christianophobia in the Islamic world (and beyond). It is important to denounce this … Continue reading

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