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Islamic State uploads video showing execution of Coptic citizen in North Sinai
Egypt

Islamic State uploads video showing execution of Coptic citizen in North Sinai

The Islamic State in North Sinai have executed a Coptic citizen kidnapped months ago and uploaded a video online of…
Coptic Church celebrates anniversary of Christ’s entry into Egypt
Egypt

Coptic Church celebrates anniversary of Christ’s entry into Egypt

Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church attended Monday rites celebrating the feast of the arrival of Jesus Christ…
Communion ritual unchanged in Orthodox Church despite virus
World

Communion ritual unchanged in Orthodox Church despite virus

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — One by one, the children and adults line up for the centuries-old ritual of Holy Communion,…
Coptic Orthodox Church to air Day of Resurrection mass on television
Egypt

Coptic Orthodox Church to air Day of Resurrection mass on television

The Coptic Orthodox Church announced that the church will celebrate the Day of Resurrection on Sunday by broadcasting Sunday’s mass…
Lockdown weighs heavily on Orthodox Christians during Easter
World

Lockdown weighs heavily on Orthodox Christians during Easter

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — For Orthodox Christians, this is normally a time of reflection and mourning followed by joyful release,…
At least 16 dead in anti-Abiy protests in Ethiopia: Amnesty
World

At least 16 dead in anti-Abiy protests in Ethiopia: Amnesty

At least 16 people have been killed in violence in Ethiopia this week that began with protests against Prime Minister…
Pope asks Bulgarians to ‘open hearts’ to migrants
World

Pope asks Bulgarians to ‘open hearts’ to migrants

Pope Francis urged Bulgarians to open their hearts and doors to refugees as he began a visit to the European…
Egypt’s Coptic Church reiterates ownership of Deir al-Sultan
Society

Egypt’s Coptic Church reiterates ownership of Deir al-Sultan

Deir al-Sultan Monastery in Jerusalem is part of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s property in the Holy Land, as it is…
Pope Tawadros meets Australian officials, visits parliament
Egypt

Pope Tawadros meets Australian officials, visits parliament

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria gave Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull a gift icon of Christ and visited the Australian…
Pope Francis visit shows ‘Egypt is safe’: bishop
Egypt

Pope Francis visit shows ‘Egypt is safe’: bishop

Bishop Emmanuel, Archbishop of Luxor's Catholic Christians and Chairman of the Organizing Committee for the Visit of Pope Francis, the…
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