Assiut Security Directorate is investigating Ashraf Halaka, gang leader that kept terrorizing the Copts and imposing royalties on them.
Family of new Coptic victim in Libya, Milad Yacoub, appealed to President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi to intervene and return the body of their son.
Copts in Galaa village, Minya, are waiting for police to convince the extremists to allow rebuilding a church.
Father Dawod Nashed, deputy of Samalout Diocese, said that we’re waiting for police to fulfill their promise, especially as the church is already existing 38 years ago. We only seek a church to pray!
Many Italian demonstrators gave the government a mandate to fight terrorism and stop the illegal immigrants streaming across the coast of Libya to Italian cities.
Gangs specialized in kidnapping of the Copts and imposing royalties in Shamia village have increased their activities recently.
Police in Galaa village, Samalout, failed to convince a group of fanatics to accept the restoration of the church in spite of getting the due permits.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, said that a Coptic businessman, had announced to build a modern hospital carrying the name of the 21 Coptic martyrs in Libya in order to serve the people in the village.
Father Boktor Saad, priest of St. Mary Church in Kafr Hakim, Kerdasa, said he was surprised to hear the pleading of the accused of burning the church in which the lawyer claimed there was no church in village at all!
Church of St. Mary at Ain Shams holds tomorrow the forty days memorial service for martyrs of Ain Shams who were killed last January 25.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, received today the family of Pola Mansour who was burned alive by elements of the Muslim Brotherhood in Menofia.
Abba Benjamin, Bishop of Menofia, denounced the burning of a Coptic young man alive in Menofia, and told Copts United that Paula Mansour was a good-hearted person who decided to work in his young age in order to be able to provide for his family after his father became too sick. But, terrorists decided to burn him alive in the restaurant where he works.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, is going to meet with family of burned Coptic man who was burned alive in KFC in Menofia.
Mina Asaad, founder of the Association of Christian Faith Protectors, said that every Copt joined Nour Party and his electoral list is a betrayal to the church.
Family of disappeared Coptic girl Mary Nabil Atia, 18 years old, demanded police to return their daughter who disappeared on January 29 in mysterious circumstances.
Poula Nader, Coptic young man who was burned alive like the Jordanian Pilot who was also burned alive by ISIS.
His mother mourned the death of her only son saying that she couldn’t look at his body as it was carbonized.
Dakahlia governorate has witnessed the new case of accusing a Coptic young man of contempt of Islamic religion.
A Coptic family in Giza demanded the Interior Minister to reveal information about their kidnapped daughter, who disappeared in mysterious circumstances two weeks ago.
Father Angelos Isaac, secretary of His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, said that Pope Tawadros is looking forward to the release of the kidnapped Coptic Christians in Libya and is following their news with great concern.
Another Copt has died of his wounds in Ain Shams shooting during the violence attacks after commemorations around the anniversary of the 2011 uprising turned deadly this week.
Dr. Mustafa Madbouly, Minister of Housing, said that the Ministry allocated 30 acres to build new cathedral in new Cairo.
Family of the killed Coptic child, Mina Maher, mourned his death and demanded security forces to return the safety and security to the neighborhood that they lack.