His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Church in the United Kingdom addressed the situation of Copts in Egypt at the Institute of Catholic Culture on October 1, 2013.
Coptic Christians have been a part of the social fabric of Egypt for centuries, but in recent history they have also become a target for assault and discrimination. In the days since the ouster of former President Morsi, Coptic churches have been attacked in some of Egypt’s most fiercely Islamist areas. Watch report by Margaret Warner [PBS News Hour].
While Egypt is going through the darkest days in its history with churches torched, businesses ransacked and innocent people killed, Coptic Orphans continues to plough through the religious divide and plants seeds of unity and harmony. Continue reading