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Photos from the Aftermath of Bombings at Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo

December 11, 2016 Featured News
Roof of church blown out

OCP News Service – 11/12/16 Pic by Bishop Anba Suriel  Photos from the Aftermath of Bombings at Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo.  NEWS More than twenty-five people were killed and several others were injured from a blast near the Coptic Cathedral in Cairo’s Abbassyia district early Sunday morning reports Ahramonline. The explosion took place […]

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Coptic Church Blast Kills Twenty Five People : Several Injured

December 11, 2016 Featured News

John Anton (Special Correspondent in Cairo) OCP News Service – 11/12/16 Cairo-Egypt: More than twenty-five people were killed and several others were injured from a blast near the Coptic Cathedral in Cairo’s Abbassyia district early Sunday morning reports Ahramonline. The explosion took place at  the minor church of St Peter and St Paul (El-Botroseya) which is […]

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Coptic Cathedral closed; pope’s funeral by invitation only

March 20, 2012 News

20/3/2012 Bishop Paul of Tanta has declared that the doors of the St Mark’s Cathedral in Abbasiya are closed, and no one will be permitted to enter today to allow the military police to prepare for the funeral ceremony of Pope Shenouda III on Tuesday. Deputy Minister of Health Hisham Shiha stated that there had […]

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Live Updates: Aftermath of military attack on Coptic Protest

October 10, 2011 News

10/10/2011 4:00 pm: Khaled Ali, a lawyer and the head of the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights, say he and other lawyers have spoken to the Attorney General and agreed to bring an autopsy team to the Coptic Hospital. 3:55 pm: Funeral services for the victims of last night’s violence end and the […]

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Coptic Cathedral announces three days of mourning for Imbaba Victims

May 9, 2011 Featured News

8/5/2011 Mass funeral held for those killed during last night’s sectarian violence in Giza neighbourhood The Coptic Cathedral announced Sunday three days of mourning for Imbaba gunfire casualties, while bishops Theodosius and Uoua’nesm led mass funeral prayers in Giza. Copts and Muslims exchanged gunfire, firebombs and stones Saturday in the rundown neighbourhood of Imbaba …

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Presidential frontrunners offer symbolic support for Egypt’s Copts on Easter

April 28, 2011 News

Dina Ezzat 22/4/2011 Amr Moussa and Mohamed ElBaradei, the twin front-runners in Egypt’s upcoming presidential election, join in giving symbolic support for Egypt’s Christians on Easter It was with smiles and handshakes that presidential hopeful Amr Moussa, who is nearing the end of his second term as Arab League secretary-general, entered Qasr Al-Doubara Evangelical Church […]

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Anti-church demonstrations continue in Alexandria

October 9, 2010 News

09/10/2010 Dozens of Salafis staged a protest in front of the al-Qaed Ibrahim Mosque in Alexandria following Friday prayers. The protest was held to call for the release of allegedly “Muslim women held against their will by churches” and also for the trial of Father Bishoy, secretary of the Holy Synod, for his comments questioning […]

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