August 22, 2014

A Plea from a Christian Copt

HT: Onet Blog By: A Coptic Christian The recent killings in Nag Hammadi have cast a dark shadow over a time that for Copts (Christian of Egypt) all over the world should be very joyous. We find ourselves unable to enjoy the glory of the Lord’s birth while our brethren in Egypt are mourning the loss of their young sons. While many of you may see this as just an unfortunate event, I see it as much more. During the past 1,358 years, the Christian of Egypt have been attacked, persecuted, scorned, enslaved, and all but annihilated by the Arab Muslim majority. The attacks in modern times have been the worst during the last ten years, starting with the attack on a church in the Egyptian village of El-Kosheh (recently renamed “City of Peace”) which killed 23 young men and women who were attending a meeting and wounding countless others. The suspects in this shooting were all indicted, but the Copts were the ones sentenced for “stirring up violence”. … [Read more...]

Bishop Thomas of the Coptic Orthodox Church on “The Myth of Islamic Tolerance and Peaceful Coexistence”

Bishop Thomas speaking at the Hudson Institute (seven videos). See more videos: … [Read more...]