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Ecumenical leaders commemorate Coptic Contemporary Martyrs

Archbishop Justin Welby and Pope Francis joined Pope Tawadros II and Archbishop Angaelos to commemorate Contemporary Martyrs Day

22 February 2021

Prayer urged to keep Anglican church in Libya "alive and more vibrant"

The Primate of Jerusalem and the Middle East, Archbishop Mouneer Anis, has said that the Anglican church in Tripoli is struggling to survive.

29 September 2016

Archbishop Welby visits Egypt to offer condolence for murdered Christians

Archbishop of Canterbury expresses solidarity in meetings with religious and political leaders

20 April 2015

Egyptians in Libya: to flee or to stay?

"The...[IS] video had sent shockwaves through the whole Christian community, as well as ordinary Libyan families." - Revd Eban Baskra Vasihar

02 March 2015

How Libya's Martyrs Are Witnessing to Egypt

Undaunted by the slaughter of 21 Christians in Libya, the director of the Bible Society of Egypt saw a golden gospel opportunity.

24 February 2015

Archbishop Welby responds to murders in Denmark, Libya and Nigeria

"We must all weep with those affected, and know that in the love of Christ all evil will be overcome."

16 February 2015