Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria

By IAfrica
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May 23rd, 2014
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A recent New York Times article exemplifies why the Times simply cannot be trusted.  Written by one David Kirkpatrick and titled “Vow of Freedom of Religion Goes Unkept in Egypt,” the article disingenuously interprets general truths in an effort to validate its thesis. Much of this is done by omittin...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Apr 7th, 2013
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(Reuters) – One person was killed and more than 80 were wounded in clashes at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in central Cairo on Sunday after a funeral service for four Egyptian Christians killed in sectarian violence with Muslims, state media said. Christian-Muslim confrontations have increased...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 13th, 2013
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Remember all the hoopla the Obama administration engaged in after helping Libya’s “freedom fighters” oust (and sodomize and murder) the nation’s former president, Muammar Gaddafi? Remember the rationale used by Obama to justify using the U.S. military to help Libya’s “opposition”? In his March 28, 20...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 1st, 2013
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“The Church of Ethiopia begins elections (Feb. 28) for its new pope, to succeed Pope Paulos, who will be ordained next Sunday, 3 March,” H.H. Pope Tawadros II has announced. “The Orthodox Church will participate as a high-level delegation in this election and will also attend the en...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Apr 1st, 2012
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Cairo – Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church has announced it is withdrawing from talks on a new constitution, saying Islamist domination of the drafting body made its participation “pointless”, Egypt’s state news agency said. The decision late on Sunday followed calls by Egyp...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 26th, 2012
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Vladislav GULEVICH The Copts are the descendants of ancient Egyptians and direct heirs to the culture of Egyptian pharaohs. Today they account for about 9% of the country’s population. The exact number is unknown. Supposedly it’s about 6 million. The number could be higher but the authorities of Egyp...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jan 7th, 2012
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Cairo – Egypt’s Christians are celebrating their first Christmas after the ouster of president Hosni Mubarak amid tight security and a display of national unity to allay fears of growing powers of Islamists. The celebrations of Orthodox Christmas, which Egypt’s Coptic Christians mar...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Dec 31st, 2011
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Cairo – Sectarian clashes broke out in the southern Egyptian province of Assiut after a Christian student posted a drawing of the Muslim prophet on the internet, officials said on Saturday. The clashes, which spread to three villages, saw several Christian homes burned and left five police offi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Dec 28th, 2011
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Cairo – Egypt’s powerful Muslim Brotherhood said on Wednesday it would protect churches during Coptic Christmas in January in a bid to prevent deadly attacks on Christian places of worship. “We have decided to form Muslim Brotherhood committees to protect the churches so that the ha...
By benim
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Oct 14th, 2011
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Egypt said on Thursday it would launch a review of disputed permits for churches in a bid to head off sectarian violence, days after 25 people were killed at a demonstration by Christians over one such dispute. Sunday’s violence, the worst since the fall of President Hosni Mubarak in February, ...