“I offer my deep and sincere condolences for the victims of the Imbaba church fire. I ask God almighty to engulf them with His vast mercy and grant patience and solace to their families and wish the injured a very speedy recovery,” the First Lady said.
A total of 41 people and 12 others were injured in the fire at the Abo Sefein Church in Imbaba district in Giza Governorate on Sunday, mostly due to suffocation and stampede.
All Egyptian Coptic Christians working in the private sector will have the day off.
Egypt has built an air bridge to transport Coptic Christians, the elderly who are allowed to perform pilgrimage in Jerusalem during the Holy Week, the week before the Easter starting from March 30 to April 7.
It’s been four year since the dispersal of the Rabaa sit-in, and 4 years since dozens of churches nation-wide took the brunt of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood’s.
Police forces killed the perpetrator of a bus attack in Upper Egypt’s Minya in May leaving at least 28 Coptic Christian dead
Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria suspended all summer religious conferences and trips for two months due to “security concerns.”
Regina's Coptic Christians held a special service on Sunday to mourn the victims of the Minya terrorist attack.
Chief of Minya Directorate Faisal Dewidar was removed from his post per a decision by the Minister of Interior following the Minya terror attack.
The German Foreign Ministry condemned a Friday attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Upper Egypt’s Minya governorate, leaving 26 dead.