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  • Catholic leader says Egypt needs to fight fundamentalism

    Catholic leader says Egypt needs to fight fundamentalism

    • Oct 7, 2017

    Patriarch Ibrahim Isaac Sidrak, the head of the Coptic Catholic Church, says after several attacks in the last 12 months by Islamic militants, Christians in Egypt have shown their “unshakable faith.” He was speaking at an event sponsored by the Italian branch of Aid to the Church in Need.

  • Militants attack convoy in Egypt’s Sinai, kill 18 police

    Militants attack convoy in Egypt’s Sinai, kill 18 police

    • Sep 11, 2017

    Egypt has battled militants in Sinai for years, but the insurgency became far more deadly after the 2013 military ouster of Mohammed Morsi, an elected Islamist president. Egypt maintains that militants attacking its security forces and minority Christians sneak into the country across the border with Libya carrying weapons.

  • Catholics, Coptic Orthodox must work toward unity, pope says

    Catholics, Coptic Orthodox must work toward unity, pope says

    • May 11, 2017

    Pope Francis has sent Pope Tawadros II a letter commemorating the “Day of friendship between the Coptic Orthodox Church and the Catholic Church,” which marks the 44th anniversary of the first meeting between Blessed Paul VI and Pope Shenouda III.

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