Tag: Coptic Christians

Priest says Egypt’s Christians feel they could be martyrs at any time

Priest says Egypt’s Christians feel they could be martyrs at any time

The spokesman for the nation’s bishops lamented the number of children killed in an attack on a bus carrying Coptic Orthodox Christians to St. Samuel Monastery in southern Egypt May 26.

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Feeling Christ’s pain through others

Feeling Christ’s pain through others

| Lynda McDonnell | May 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

This Easter season, I’ve been thinking a good deal about the nature of Christian faith and the wildly different varieties on display these days — Coptic Christians persecuted in Egypt; Pope Francis’ call to mercy; and some American groups’ campaigns to expel immigrants, expand gun rights, shrink government and tilt the economic system even more in favor of the rich. An alien from another planet would be understandably confused by the message and meaning of that Judean man from 2,000 years ago.

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