Skull of apostle Matthew revealed during church celebration

By Reuters Cairo - 10/11/2012 A fragment of the skull of Apostle Matthew is placed on display in a Greek-Orthodox church in Cairo, on Thursday, for the first time in recent memory. The skull was displayed during celebrations of the Church’s 80th anniversary since its foundation. The Greek Orthodox Egyptian community in Egypt is made up of ...

Coptic Church renews calls to investigate Alexandria Church Bombing

28/08/2011 Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria renewed demands Saturday for authorities to reveal who planned the bombing of the Two Saints Church that left 23 Copts dead on 1 January. Nader Morcos of the Coptic Ecclesiastical Council in Alexandria criticized the slow pace of the investigation and lack of steps taken to compensate the families ...

Coptic Church threatens to sue interior ministry over Alexandria Church Bombing

Emad Khalil 24/07/2011 The Coptic Church has threatened to file a lawsuit against the interior ministry, demanding that it bring to trial those accused of bombing the Two Saints Church in Alexandria on New Year’s Eve, killing 24 people and wounding 100 others. “The ministry has ignored numerous notifications by the church to the attorney general and the ...

Former Egyptian Interior Minister Accused of Collusion in Alexandria Church Bombing

Former Interior Minister Habib El Adly

By Mary Abdelmassih 6-4-2011 (AINA) -- The Egyptian attorney general has reopened the investigation into the bombing of the Two Saints Church in Alexandria on New Year's Eve, which killed 24 Copts and injured more than 90. On May 25 Coptic Church attorney Joseph Malak presented a petition to the Attorney General to reopen the investigations ...

Egypt interior minister: Alexandria Church bomber is dead

Ahram Online 25/1/2011 Alexandria church bomber 'unidentified' but he is not 'Egyptian at all', the Egyptian interior minister tells Al-Ahram In a rare and lengthy interview, Interior Minister Habib El-Adly spoke to Al-Ahram's editor-in-chief Osama Saraya, on the New Year's Eve bombing of the Coptic church in Alexandria. Discussing the details of the attack, El-Adly pointed to the Gaza-based ...