Coptic

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the liturgical language of the Coptic Church used in Egypt and Ethiopia

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Islamic State militants had recently executed 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya, and such was evident through a short video showing the brutal killing.
On Monday, Egypt launched air strikes on suspected Islamic State targets, a day after the group released a video showing the execution of Egyptian Coptic Christian workers.
It renewed strong condemnation of "Daesh's barbaric and horrible" beheading of the 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Derna city, north Libya.
The airstrikes were in retaliation for the mass beheading on a beach of a group of Egyptian Coptic Christians.
A man is comforted by others yesterday as he mourns over 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians who were captured in Libya and beheaded by Islamic State militants
February 16, 2015 (KHARTOUM) -- The Sudanese government condemned the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya by militants claiming allegiance to the Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIS) that was uncovered over the weekend.
he described as the barbarous murder of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians believed
The militants had been holding 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians hostage for weeks, all laborers rounded up from the city of Sirte in December and January.
Sirte, Libya' The Islamic State in Libya released on Sunday a video showing the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians who were kidnapped in January by the IS group in the Libyan city of Sirte.
The Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church has commended the UAE under the leadership of the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, for its policy of religious tolerance towards other religions.
On the afternoon of August 14, the Freedom and Justice Party Helwan Branch had posted a statement on the group's Facebook page accusing Pope Tawadros, the religious leader of the Egyptian Coptic community, of participating in Morsy's removal and of inciting Copts to block roads, encircle mosques, and storm them.
htm) "criminal" secularists and Egyptian Coptic Christians for the recent turmoil, it said the army would turn Egypt into a "crusader [and] secular freak".
Egyptian liberal opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei met army chief General Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, along with the heads of state Islamic institute, Al-Azhar, and the Egyptian Coptic Church.
Meet Father Zakaria Boutros--a gentle, thoughtful man, one of the leading figures of the Egyptian Coptic Christian community and now obliged to live in exile in the United States after twice being arrested in his homeland, and having Muslims in Iran and Saudi Arabia put a $60 million bounty on his head.
This came at a time when the Egyptian Coptic group is going through a transitional phase, accompanying a similar phase throughout Egypt following the January revolution and the departure of Anba Shenouda.
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