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Eleven killed as Egyptian Copts targeted in fresh terror attacks

Eight Christians and a Muslim policeman have been killed in an Islamist terror attack on a church in the southern Cairo district of Helwan.

02 January 2018

Prayer and solidarity after another terror attack on Coptic Christians

Anglican church leaders have expressed their prayerful solidarity with the Coptic Church after the latest terror attack in Egypt.

30 May 2017

Anglicans join global wave of solidarity after Palm Sunday Coptic bombings

Anglican leaders have added their voices to the global wave of solidarity that followed the deadly Palm Sunday attacks on Coptic churches.

11 April 2017

Palm Sunday massacre: 44 dead as Daesh targets Coptic Pope

At least 44 people have been killed after terrorists linked to Daesh detonated bombs at two Coptic churches in Egypt.

10 April 2017

Rolling the stone and breaking bread together

Leaders of the Coptic Orthodox Church and other major Christian denominations in Egypt gathered at All Saint’s Anglican Cathedral in the centre of Cairo this weekend for a united act of worship which has been described as an example of “loving, passionate, and world-changing unity.”

16 February 2016

Abp Welby invokes Holocaust at vigil for Middle East minorities

[Church Times] Archbishop of Canterbury: " There has not been treatment of Christians in this region in this way since the invasion of Genghis Khan in 1259, 1260"

03 September 2014

Abp of Dublin to attend enthronement of Coptic Pope

Abp of Dublin to attend enthronement of Coptic Pope

The Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin, the Most Revd Dr Michael Jackson, is in Cairo on Sunday November 18 attending the enthronement of the of the new Coptic Pope. He will be representing the Archbishop of Canterbury as well as the Church of Ireland.

18 November 2012