Coptic pope makes first-ever visit to U.S.

The following comes form an October 28 Manteca Bulletin article by Glenn Kahl: His Holiness Pope Tawadros II began his first United States tour with a two week visit to Texas.  The Egyptian and Eastern Rite Pope is the 118th pope

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2015-10-28T11:50:29-07:00October 28th, 2015|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , , , , |14 Comments

Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox will have church dedicated to Christians killed by ISIS

The following comes from an October 15 Zenit article: The gruesome images of the 21 Christians who were beheaded last February by Islamic State terrorists have left a deep imprint on the memory of Christian Egyptians. Now a new church

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2015-10-16T13:07:55-07:00October 16th, 2015|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , , , |5 Comments

Egyptian Christians: Obama doesn’t understand what’s going on

The following comes from an August 19 posting on the Catholic World Report. Italian journalist Alessandra Nucci, a contributor to CWR (who recently wrote this piece about Christians in Syria), sent me a note this morning about the violent and

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2013-08-20T10:27:02-07:00August 20th, 2013|Categories: Other News|Tags: , |63 Comments