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Our moral obligation to support Christians in the Middle East

Our moral obligation to support Christians in the Middle East

Earlier this year, Islamic State militants murdered 21 Coptic Christians in Egypt in cold blood, and then released a video titled “A Message Signed With Blood to the Nation of the Cross.” (AP Photo) By REP. MARK MEADOWS • 9/12/15 | Washington Examiner Earlier [Read More]

Pope Francis at daily Mass: Christians persecuted in silence

Pope Francis at daily Mass: Christians persecuted in silence

Mass in Santa Marta, Mon., Sept. 7, 2015 – OSS_ROM Vatican radio | September 08, 2015 (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis celebrated Mass on Monday morning in the chapel of the Santa Marta residence, with the recently-elected Patriarch of Cilicia of the Armenians, His [Read More]

Coptic Christian Imprisoned for Handing Out Bibles Inside a Mall in Egypt

Coptic Christian Imprisoned for Handing Out Bibles Inside a Mall in Egypt

Christians attend Sunday service in the Virgin Mary Church at Samalout Diocese in Al-Our village, in Minya governorate, south of Cairo, May 3, 2015. Copts have long complained of discrimination under successive Egyptian leaders and Sisi’s actions suggested he would [Read More]

U.K. gives aid to countries that persecute Christians

U.K. gives aid to countries that persecute Christians

Pakistani Christians mourn during the mass funeral service for victims of two suicide attacks on churches in Lahore, Pakistan, earlier this year. Associated Press/Photo by K.M. Chaudary PERSECUTION By JULIA A. SEYMOUR, Posted Aug. 17, 2015 | World News British taxpayers [Read More]

Syrian Christians flee central town as IS militants advance

Syrian Christians flee central town as IS militants advance

Activist says some Syrian Christians fear same fate as Yazidis in Iraq Hundreds of Christians were forced to flee the central Syrian town of Sadad on Saturday amid fears that Islamic State fighters were advancing towards it, activists said. “People are living in fear [Read More]

The British group that’s helping rescue and relocate persecuted Christians

The British group that’s helping rescue and relocate persecuted Christians

Rome Reports | 2015-08-09 Christians in the Middle East today face oppression and persecution on an almost unprecedented level. Pope Francis has spoken about the seriousness of the problem many times. POPE FRANCIS March 4, 2014 “I tell you: today there are more [Read More]

Coptic activist calls for law to prohibit Christian female minors from converting

Coptic activist calls for law to prohibit Christian female minors from converting

Al-Masry Al-Youm | July 21, 2015 Coptic activist Michael Mounir, chairman of al-Hayat Party, called for adding an article to the new personal status law, in order to prohibit Christian females below 21 years of age to convert to another religion without the approval of her [Read More]

Standing up for persecuted Christians

Standing up for persecuted Christians

1,200 young people attended the rally. Thursday 18 June 2015 / MotherwellTimes A youth rally took place on Thursday at which young people from across Scotland stood in solidarity with millions of suffering Christians around the world. At the event in Carfin Grotto 1,200 [Read More]

Queen Elizabeth II honours two Egyptians for outstanding service to British society

Queen Elizabeth II honours two Egyptians for outstanding service to British society

Dr. Nemat Talaat Shafik (L) and Bishop Angaelos (R) (Photo: British Embassy in Egypt’s official Facebook page) Ahram Online , Sunday 14 Jun 2015 The honours system recognises people who have made achievements in public life and committed themselves to serving and [Read More]

ISIS’s Middle East Christian-cleansing

ISIS’s Middle East Christian-cleansing

By George Marlin / June 13, 2015 / New York Post Here we go again. ISIS’s butchers this week kidnapped 88 Eritrean Christians in Libya. Pray for them. Last month, the jihadists captured Ethiopian Christians and executed them. In February, it beheaded 21 Egyptian Copts. [Read More]

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For America’s Copts, an agonizing watch and wait amid Egyptian chaos

For America’s Copts, an agonizing watch and wait amid Egyptian chaos

By Alex Zietlow – The Washington Times – Wednesday, June 21, 2017 The Starbucks in the heart of George [Read More]

Michael Meunier, President of the U.S. Copts Association Speak to International Affairs Professionals about the Copts

Michael Meunier, President of the U.S. Copts Association Speak to International Affairs Professionals about the Copts

For more information, please visit: https://www.meetup.com/ypiadc/events/241400521/ The YPIA, MENA committee is [Read More]

Egypt: Government must protect Coptic Christians targeted in string of deadly attacks in North Sinai

Egypt: Government must protect Coptic Christians targeted in string of deadly attacks in North Sinai

1 March 2017, 12:46 UTC The Egyptian authorities must offer urgent protection to Coptic Christians in North Sinai and [Read More]

Egyptian Copts Flee ISIS Terrorists

Egyptian Copts Flee ISIS Terrorists

JERUSALEM, Israel – An estimated 30 Coptic Christian families fleeing Islamic terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula [Read More]

Bishop Angaelos: Never Forget Your Responsibility To Preach The Good News

Bishop Angaelos: Never Forget Your Responsibility To Preach The Good News

Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, was joined by peers, MPs and [Read More]