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Coptic family given new hope after government reprieve - SBS

Sorry, it appears as though your operating system and/or web browser does not support modern standards. Please consider updating your web browser. Australia's Coptic Christian community is welcoming the Federal Government's announcement it will review ...and more »

Coptic Christians describe bus attack in Egypt: 'Even the little children were targets' - Washington Post

The passengers on the bus heard a noise and thought a tire had exploded. One young man got up to see what had happened, and why there was so much smoke. But before he could open the door, a bullet smashed the glass and hit him in the head. Several ...and more »

Righteous Anger: Egypt's Christians Respond to ISIS -

With 100 massacred in five months, leaving vengeance to the Lord is getting harder for Copts. Jayson Casper in Cairo. June 01, 2017 8:05 AM. Righteous Anger: Egypt's Christians Respond to ISIS. Image: Amr Nabil / AP. Relatives carry the coffin of one ...and more »

Coptic Christians facing deportation get reprieve from government - SBS

The federal government has announced it will review all applications by Coptic Christians who have been refused asylum in Australia. Updated Updated 31 May 2017. By Rashida Yosufzai. Coptic Christian asylum seekers in Australia facing deportation will ...and more »

Coptic Christians in Australia to have refugee claims reassessed - The Guardian

Relatives mourn victims of an attack by gunmen that killed at least 28 Coptic Christians near Cairo in May. Photograph: Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters. Coptic Christians who were refused refugee status in Australia will have their claims for protection ...and more »

'Masked and armed men asked us to renounce God': Tragic stories from recent Christian genocide - Lifesite

MINYA PROVINCE, Egypt, May 31, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – Witness accounts surfacing after the bloody massacre of Coptic Christians in Egypt last week say that dozens of victims who died in the Islamic terrorist attack — some of them children — are ...and more »

When Your Pilgrimage Ends in Giving Your Life to Christ as a Martyr - National Catholic Register (blog)

The Christians of Egypt have defied ISIS and given the world a powerful example of what it means to profess faith in Jesus Christ. Peter Jesserer Smith. CAIRO — On a Friday afternoon, a large group of Christians in Egypt went on pilgrimage to the ...and more »

The Coptic martyrs of Minya: poignant accounts of their final moments - Aleteia EN

Egyptian men show empty cartridge cases in ∑Deir El-Garnouse, near Al-Minya, Egypt, 27 May 2017. 28 coptic Christians died when fighters of the terror militia group Islamic State, or Daesh opened fire on their bus. Photo: Roger Anis/dpa. Share. 0 ...and more »

Copts get second chance on asylum - The Australian

The protection claims of hundreds of Coptic Christians will be reconsidered by the Turnbull government following months of bombings and massacres targeting the community by Islamic State-aligned terrorists in Egypt. Recognising the worsening situation ...and more »

Killing of Coptic Christians draws swift Egyptian retaliation - Church Times

EGYPT has carried out air strikes in Libya in response to a gun attack that left 29 Coptic Christians dead. Eyewitnesses who spoke to Reuters described masked men stopping the Christians, who were travelling in a bus and other vehicles to the monastery ...and more »