sabato 3 giugno 2017

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Coptic synod designates 15 February annual day of contemporary martyrs
ahram online
The Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church, chaired by Pope Tawadros II, decided on Friday to make 15 February “an annual commemoration of all contemporary martyrs." Following their annual assembly, the synod published a statement explaining they chose the date to honour the memory of the Libya martyrs, a reference to the killing of 20 Egyptian Christian hostages on 15 February 2015 by Daesh in Libya. (...)