Articles tagged: Egypt
COPTIC YOUTH MEET POPE AT PIONEERING EVENT
Something very special took place at a recent youth conference in Cairo, Egypt. The first-ever Coptic Orthodox World Youth Week saw young people from 50 countries join together and spend time with Pope Tawadros II.
YOUTH FIND ANSWERS TO THEIR QUESTIONS
New SAT-7 ARABIC program, Questions & Answers in Christian Faith, offers answers to youth seeking direction. Father Bishop Helmy, an Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Priest, presents the program, speaking to the youth of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and guiding them in their faith.
COPTIC ORTHODOX MARTYRS’ BODIES RETURN TO EGYPT
The bodies of 20 Coptic Orthodox Christians, martyred by the so-called Islamic State in Libya, have finally been received by Egypt. After three years of despair, their families were able to lay their sons to rest in their homeland.
BEREAVED MOTHER SHARES STORY OF CHRIST’S COMFORT
An Egyptian mother was plunged into despair by her son’s sudden death. But in her darkest moments, Jesus comforted her in the most powerful way. Sharing her story with SAT-7 ARABIC viewers, the woman revealed how God turned her sorrow and struggle to joy and fulfilment.
A YEAR AFTER PALM SUNDAY ATTACKS, JOY RETURNS TO EGYPT
Last Saturday I stood on the spot where 18 people lost their lives to a suicide bomb just one year ago. I was in the gateway of St Mark’s Coptic Cathedral in Alexandria. We had come to see SAT-7’s work and the life and faith of the Egyptian Church.
MONKS INSPIRE VIEWERS TO SEEK GOD DURING LENT
As Christians around the world observe Lent, the SAT-7 ARABIC program Needle and New Thread visited a historic monastery in Egypt. In a special episode, the monks shed light on their way of life and shared with viewers the importance of quiet reflection.
SAT-7 COVERS DEDICATION FOR LIBYAN MARTYRS
Exactly three years after the beheading of 21 Christians on a Libyan beach horrified the world, a new Coptic Orthodox church in the Egyptian village of Al-Aour has been dedicated to their memory. SAT-7 recorded the packed inauguration service at the new Church of the Martyrs of Faith and Homeland.