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A fire broke out in the Abu Sefein Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt on Sunday, Aug. 14 2022. ACI MENA

Reports of at Least 40 People Killed in Coptic Church Fire in Cairo, Egypt

Aug 14, 2022

At least 40 people have died in a Coptic church fire in Egypt — most of them were children under the age of six, according to media reports.

Icon of the 21 Martyrs of Libya. Image courtesy of Tony Rezk, via tonyrezk.blogspot.com

Pope Francis Praises Coptic Orthodox Martyrs as "saints of all Christians"

Feb 15, 2021

Pope Francis has praised the courageous witness of the 21 Coptic Orthodox Christians killed by ISIS in 2015, calling them “saints of all Christians.”

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi speaks near Tawadros II during a Liturgy at Nativity of Christ Cathedral in Egypt's administrative capital, Jan. 2, 2020. Credit: STR/AFP via Getty Images.

Egyptian President Commends Interreligious Ties

Jan 7, 2020

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt attended a Coptic Orthodox Liturgy Monday, praising cooperation between the Christians and Muslims of the country.