Catholic Herald logo
Menu
Members of the Egyptian security services stand guard at the site of a July 16 bomb blast in Cairo (CNS)

Human rights groups have criticised the laws, which prescribe tough penalties against citizens judged to be supporting terrorism

Protesters outside the US embassy in London (PA)

ISIS are not isolated fanatics, but highly organised and have a hinterland of support in many Western nations

Bishop Angaelos, general bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the UK (CNS)

Bishop Angaelos, the general bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the UK, has released a statement following murder of Christians in Libya

A screen shot from the video

Terrorists release propaganda video showing two massacres of Christians from Ethiopia

Washing and kissing feet: Mama Maggie’s attention is always focused on the children (AP)

Amid the filth and despair of Cairo’s worst slums, a middle-class ‘lady in white’ feels called by God to protect the children who must sort rubbish to stay alive

An icon of the 21 Coptic martyrs of Libya by artist Tony Rezk

Established charity will support at least 12 orphans who lost fathers at hands of Islamists

Women pray during a mass lead by Pope Tawadros II last week (PA)

The names of the martyrs will be entered into the Church’s calendar, Pope Tawadros II has announced

Cologne Cathedral in Germany (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/02/15

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Men in the Egyptian village of el-Aour mourn the deaths of the Coptic Christians killed by ISIS (PA)

Bishop Antonios Aziz Mina of Giza echoed Pope Francis by hailing the 21 Coptic Christians killed by ISIS as martyrs

Pope Francis (AP)

Mass offered at the Vatican for Egyptian Copts killed by ISIS in Libya