coptic orthodox church

  • 18 Mar 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.

  • 18 Mar 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.

  • 18 Mar 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.

  • 31 Dec 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.

  • 14 Oct 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.

  • 11 Oct 2011

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

  • 22 Mar 2011

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

  • 21 Feb 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.

  • 16 Feb 2011

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

  • 2 Feb 2011

    In the midst of popular uprisings against oppression across the Middle East, an important identity question faces hard-pressed Christian minorities, says Harry Hagopian. Can these Christian communities play their role as fully-fledged Arab citizens rather than solely as ‘Arab Christians’.