Coptic Christians

Coptic Christian Bishop David and Cardinal Timothy Dolan on Thursday, Feb. 19. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Cardinal Dolan Offers Prayer, Support For Coptic Christians After ISIS Massacre

Cardinal 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.

02/19/2015

Cardinal Timothy Dolan denounces the murder of 21 Coptic Christians by ISIS militants on his "Conversations with Cardinal Dolan" show on Sirius Satellite Radio. (Credit: CBS2)

Pope, Cardinal Dolan Horrified At Beheading Of 21 Coptic Christians By ISIS

Pope 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.”

02/17/2015

Egyptian Coptic women attend a Mass in Cairo on Feb. 17, 2015, led by Egypt's Coptic Pope Tawadros II to honor the memory of the Egyptian Coptic Christians purportedly slain by Islamic State group militants in Libya. (credit: Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Coptic Christians To Hold Prayer Service For Beheading Victims In Libya

The prayer service with be held Thursday night at St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church in East Brunwick.

02/17/2015

Father Rafael  leads a Coptic Christian church in Bayonne, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Coptic Christians In New Jersey ‘Praying’ For Egypt

New Jersey has the largest population of Coptic Christians in the United States.

08/21/2013

Saint Mark's in Jersey City (Photo/CBS 2)

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.

01/30/2011