Qatar Celebrates Erdogan’s Electoral Win: “A Victory For The Ottoman Empire”

By MEMRI – It’s A Victory For The Ottoman Empire And For The Islamic Orientation, And A Defeat For Secularism, Supported By The U.S. And The West. Marvelously, Erdogan’s Victory [...]


Libya court sentences 23 to death for Islamic State campaign

By Reuters – Campaign included beheading a group of Egyptian Christians. MISRATA, Libya – A Libyan court sentenced 23 people to death and another 14 to life in prison on Monday for [...]


Pakistani Christians just ask ‘fair treatment,’ leaders say

By John Burger – Aleteia – Bishop, priest discuss continuing problem of abuse of country’s blasphemy laws, forced conversions, forced marriages … and why mobs can form so [...]


Christians suffering violence in Sudan

By Barnabas Aid – The warring parties in Sudan have agreed to a seven-day ceasefire that began on the evening of 22 May – although reports indicated that fighting continued in some areas. [...]


Jordan’s Christians approve new law with equal inheritance rights

Al-Monitor – Experts say the Jordanian Civil Code must differentiate between Christians and Muslims, so that the recent draft law on equal inheritance between female and male Christians can be [...]


A Coptic Church Attacked in Omdurman, Sudan

Sudanese Christians were wounded by gunfire at a Coptic church in Omdurman, west of Khartoum, on Sunday, while the two parties to the conflict in Sudan exchanged accusations of responsibility for [...]


Coptic leader celebrates Liturgy in pope’s cathedral

By Aleteia – Tawadros II celebrating in Rome the 50th anniversary of the meeting between his predecessor and Pope Paul VI. This May 14, the leader of more than 10 million faithful in Egypt [...]


Not since 5th century: Catholic and Coptic Churches will share saints

By Aleteia – The 21 people put in orange jump suites, lined up on beach and killed by ISIS, are now to be inscribed not only in the Coptic book of saints, but the Roman Martyrology. [...]


Rare day at Vatican as two popes share stage

By Australian Associated Press – Two popes have shared the limelight in the Vatican’s St Peter’s Square – Pope Francis and His Holiness Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic [...]


Peter, Paul, Mark … Francis and Tawadros II pray for the unity of the early Church

By Aleteia – Pope Francis did not deliver his traditional Wednesday morning catechesis but let Pope Tawadros II, Patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, speak to the faithful gathered in [...]