Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark See, said that the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi responded wisely to the death of 21 Egyptians in Libya.
Major Mohammed Hijazi, a spokesman for the Libyan National Army, said they are doing their best to return the bodies of the 21 Egyptians who were killed in Libya.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark See, celebrated the holy mass today in remembrance of the 21 Coptic martyrs who were killed on Monday by extremists in Libya.
Twenty-one Egyptian Christians kidnapped by Isis in Libya around New Year’s were announced dead, after Twitter accounts linked to the Libyan branch of the so-called “Islamic State” announced they had been slaughtered.
Coptic Orthodox Church issued a statement to mourn the 21 Copts who were killed in Libya by ISIS.
The coalition of the Copts of Egypt issued a statement to comment on the leaked news of murdering the 21 kidnapped Copts in Libya saying it emailed the United Nations, the Security Council, the World Organization for Peace, Care and Relief, the United Nations Human Rights Commission and other organizations and international bodies demanding their intervene in order to help the abductees and save their souls.
21 kidnapped Copts were killed in Libya by ISIS claiming this comes to avenge the persecuted Muslim women in Egypt whom are forced to convert to Christianity by the church in Egypt like Kamilaa Shehata and Wafa Constantine.
Association of the Egyptian community in Australia and New Zealand, which includes 24 Party, Association and Organization, issued a statement today to condemn the terrorist incident in Sinai that killed dozens of honorable Egyptian soldiers. The statement urged the Egyptian president Abdul Fatah al-Sisi to fight Hamas in order to eliminate their continuous threat to the Egyptian army in Sinai.
Anba Moussa, Bishop of Youth, returned from Australia on Friday after a pastoral care visit.
In his visit, he held many meetings with the congregation and visited many churches.
Wife of Eng. Mohamed Idris said that her husband died while trying to save his family from dying because of the lack of services at the village
Funeral of Coptic martyr or Luxor, Mosaimi Serphim, was held yesterday in Luxor in the presence of Abba Youssab, general bishop of Luxor.
Abba Matthias I, Patriarch of Ethiopia, and his accompanying delegation, visited today the monastery of St. Macarius in Shehit wilderness, at Wadi Natrun desert west of the Nile Delta.
Ibrahim Mahlab, Egypt’s Prime Minister, met yesterday with Father Matthias I, Patriarch of Ethiopia, during his visit to Cairo.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark See, received today at the papal residence the Grand Imam Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, Sheikh of Al-Azhar, Dr. Shawki Allam, Mufti of the Republic, Dr. Mohamed Mukhtar Gomaa, Minister of Awqaf, who came to congratulate him on Christmas.
Coptic Orthodox Church announced that Father Matthias, Patriarch of Ethiopia, will visit Egypt next Saturday at the head of a delegation from the Ethiopian Church for six days.
Abba Paula, bishop of Tanta, said that Copts are committing suicide when they travel to Libya, even for work.
He said that both Egypt and Libya are not able to secure the Copts in Libya with the state of chaos there.
The Egyptian Armed Forces issued a statement to congratulate the Egyptian people on Christmas and the New Year.
Maspero Youth Union celebrated the fourth anniversary of Maspero martyrs considering them one key to liberate the country and ignite the revolution.
Egyptian state television announced it will broadcast Coptic Catholic celebrations of Christmas on air.
The television announced in a statement yesterday it will air the mass prayers live on Wednesday evening.
Abba Serafim, bishop of Ismailia, opened St. Mina orphanage in Fayed.
Coptic Orthodox Church in Ismailia said the new orphanage receives male children and is well-prepared to accommodate them.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark See, told the Spanish newspaper El Mundo that ISIS is a Western plot to divide the region, as most Muslims are moderate and refuse such extremism.