Articles tagged: Martyrs
CHURCHES UNITE TO REMEMBER CHRISTIANS KILLED IN LIBYA
Six years after the massacre of 21 Christians in Libya by the so-called Islamic State (IS), Christians unite in remembrance and solidarity. As bereaved families in Egypt take comfort in their faith, church leaders, including Pope Tawadros of the Coptic Orthodox Church and Pope Francis, spoke at an online event to mark the anniversary.
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.
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.