Reflecting on the murderous attack in Alexandria

By Simon Barrow
January 26, 2011

Ekklesia's good friend and contributor Harry Hagopian, an ecumenical, legal and political expert on the Middle East, has recently recorded a podcast on the appalling and murderous attack on the Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria, Egypt, on New Year's Eve 2010.

To hear the brief interview, which is copyrighted to the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales, click on:

Dr Hagopian ( has been in Alexandria recently and has also travelled to Lebanon. His latest reflections on faith, politics and diplomacy in the Middle East will appear on Ekklesia shortly, and the back index of published material can be found here:

Since today (27 January 2011) is Holocaust Memorial Day, we should also mention the important Constantinople Lecture on 'The Armenian Genocide: A way forward?' ( and related papers (

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