Category - coptic orthodox church

  • March 21, 2012

    Thousands of Egyptians are mourning the death of Pope Shenouda III, the longtime leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church, who died on 17 March.

  • March 18, 2012

    No matter how expected the death of HH Shenouda III was for me due to his long illness, I still couldn't but feel that the world has lost a man of faith who always held Christ in his heart and the Cross in his hand.

  • March 18, 2012

    Pope Shenouda III, the leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt, the single largest church in the Middle East, died on Saturday 17 March 2012 aged 89. Ekklesia associate Michael Marten, from the University of Stirling, locates and evaluates his significance.

  • March 18, 2012

    Pope Shenouda III, leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt, the single largest church in the Middle East, died on Saturday 17 March, aged 89 years.

  • December 31, 2011

    Middle East specialist and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian is appearing on BBC and Premier Radio programmes over the New Year period, analysing the dramatic changes which have taken place in the region over the past year.

  • October 15, 2011

    A statement does not bring back to life those Coptic Christians who died in Egypt last Sunday (9 October 2011), nor does it make a wrong any more right.

  • October 12, 2011

    A leading human rights NGO says the Egyptian army must answer for the death toll at a Coptic Christian rally against religious discrimination.

  • March 22, 2011

    Representatives of Egypts 4 million Coptic Christians have joined other minority groups in expressing concern about hasty constitutional change in Egypt.

  • February 21, 2011

    Given the shifts taking place almost on a daily basis across the whole Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region since last month, it was especially interesting to read the ACN interview reproduced by Ekklesia with HE Cardinal Antonius Naguib from the Coptic Catholic Patriarch of Alexandria, Egypt -- also a member of the Middle East Council of Churches.

  • February 16, 2011

    The leader of Egypt's Coptic Catholics has spoken of an “historic opportunity” for his country achieve the “dream” of a democratic system.