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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

Archbishop Justin Welby in London vigil for Coptic bomb victims

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, took part in a vigil at Westminster Abbey last night in honour of the victims of Sunday’s bomb attack on the Coptic Cathedral compound in Cairo.

15 December 2016

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

Archbishop of Canterbury backs military in fight against Daesh

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has backed the use of military intervention in the fight against Daesh (also known as ISIS, ISIL, or IS). His backing came during a debate at the Church of England’s General Synod this week on a motion about the refugee crisis.

27 November 2015

Turning Syria's hopeless despairing and angry young people into Ambassadors for Peace

A Syrian Anglican priest has launched an innovative educational programme which is helping to turn young Syrian adolescents away from their feelings of hopelessness, despair and anger; and into Ambassadors for Peace – who then help to teach younger generations of Syrians.

16 November 2015