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  The Egyptian Council of Churches (a body that brings together the Coptic Orthodox, Catholic, Anglican, Evangelical and Greek Orthodox denominations) has released a statement condemning the killings of the Egyptian Christians in Libya, calling on the Libyan government to bring the perpetrators to...
  The Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate in Alexandria has sharply condemned the recurrence of attacks against Egyptian Christians in Libya. The patriarchate called on the Egyptian Foreign Ministry and state institutions to take quick measures in order to identify the perpetrators who killed the seven...
  A medical source from a hospital in Benghazi (Banīghāzī) reported that unknown gunmen shot the (Christian) Egyptian Salāmah Fawzī in the head, while working in a vegetable shop in the area of Ma’jūrá, Benghazi. Nūrā ‘Abd al-‘Azīz, head of the Egyptian Charity Society in Libya, stated that dozens...
A Christian Egyptian and a Frenchman were attacked by militant jihadist groups in Benghazi (Banighāzī), Libya. Initial reports suggest that the Egyptian Fawzī Salāmah died from his injuries after he was shot several times in front of his vegetable store. A medical source at the al-Jalā’ Hospital in...
  Badr ‘Abd al-‘Ātī, official spokesman for the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, stated that the Egyptian foreign ministry – together with the Libyan authorities – is following up closely on the case of the seven Egyptians Christians that were shot in Benghazi (Banighāzī), Libya. ‘Abd al-‘Ātī...
Father Morcos Zaghlūl Bolus, priest of the Virgin Mary and Martyr St. Girgis Church in Misrata (Musrātah), Libya, said that after great efforts of the church, together with the pastor of the St. Mina Church in al-Baydā – 200 km from Benghazi (Banīghāzī) – it remains unclear whether the seven...
Matruh media center conducted a forum on March 18 about “the rights and responsibilities of citizens”. Representatives of the Church have held up the governorate of Matruh as an example of how to renounce and prevent violence and fitnah between religious communities. Bishop Bijīmī al-Anbā Būlā...
The Coptic Church will hold its first conference discussing divorce and second marriages at Wādī al-Natrūn in May. The conference will continue for four days, and will be attended by Pope Tawadros and over 100 bishops, priests, and legal advisers, and will be headed by Bishop Būlā of Tantā, head of...
In an interview with al-Misrī al-Yawm, Bishop Būlā of Tantā, affirmed the Church’s position that as a religious body it should not interfere in politics by supporting one party over another; however, he also spoke out against boycotting the upcoming election. The Bishop also noted that, while the...
A number of Egyptian Copts returning from Libya after being detained for alleged Christian proselytizing, have requested pressing charges against the Libyan government and demanded compensation for the physical and moral insults to their religion while detained in Libyan prison. Lūqā Yūnān, 27,...

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