54. Pope Shenouda criticizes the arguments of fundamentalist Coptic expatriates about the discrimination of Copts and their calls for Western interference
Date of source:
August 25- 31, 2007
Michael ‘adil, Wafa’ Safi
Pope Shenouda denied what al-Miṣrī al-Yawm published as his opinion regarding both the conversion of Muḥammad Ḥijāzī and the Coptic expatriates’ organization. Pope Shenouda declared his denial in a meeting in the United States with representatives of major Coptic and Christian organizations.
The American Coptic Union, whose active members do not exceed ten in number, do not succeed in attracting others because Copts who get to know the organization later discover that it is an illusive entity.
31. U.S. press: Muslim butcher kills Armanius family!
The brutal murder of Husām Armanius and his family has attracted attention in the New York area and beyond.
On January 14, Armanius, his wife Amal Jaras, and their two young daughters, Sylvia, 15, and Monica, 8, were found bound and gagged in their Jersey City home, with their throats slit. There was no sign of forced entry, suggesting that the Armanius family had voluntarily let in their killer or killers.
32. The Coptic community calls on the Ministry of Interior to follow up on the mysterious death of a Coptic Egyptian family in New Jersey.
An Egyptian family of four was found dead in their New Jersey home. The police found Husām Armāniyous, his wife, Amal Jirās, and their two daughters tied up and slaughtered, after Amal’s brother reported them missing. He had not been able to reach the family for two days.