Multiple Faith Leaders Stand With Coptic Christian Community On Good Friday After Egypt AttackThis Good Friday is an especially somber time for Coptic Christians, after terrorists attacked two churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday.
Local Houses Of Worship On High Alert Following Egyptian Church BombingsHoly Week is meant to be a somber time of reflection as we approach Easter Sunday, but it's become even moreso for the Coptic Orthodox Christian community in Jersey City who lost loved ones in the attacks on Palm Sunday.
Cardinal Dolan Offers Prayer, Support For Coptic Christians After ISIS MassacreCardinal Timothy Dolan showed his support for Coptic Christians at a prayer service on Thursday, after the massacre of 21 followers of the faith by Islamic State militants.
Pope, Cardinal Dolan Horrified At Beheading Of 21 Coptic Christians By ISISPope Francis and Cardinal Timothy Dolan have denounced the beheadings of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians by Islamic State militants, with Dolan saying the attacks threaten “civilization itself.”
NJ Coptic Christians To Hold Prayer Service For Beheading Victims In LibyaThe prayer service with be held Thursday night at St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church in East Brunwick.
Coptic Christians In New Jersey 'Praying' For EgyptNew Jersey has the largest population of Coptic Christians in the United States.
Jersey City Coptic Christians Pray For Peace In Egypt Saint Mark's Church in Jersey City was more crowded than usual for Sunday services with many Egyptian Americans praying for peace in their homeland.