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Say Their Names: Women Were the Targets in Cairo Church Bombing

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Cairo Church attack

ISIS has martyred women and girls at Mass in a Coptic Church in Cairo, Egypt. Pray the names of these martyrs around your Advent wreath. More from Aleteia: Say Their Names: Women Were the Targets in Cairo Church Attack. Prayers for the Church in Egypt.

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The ‘angel’ amid the garbage pickers

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Mama Maggie

Maggie Gobran, an upper middle-class Egyptian businesswoman and university professor, was called by God to trade her comfortable lifestyle for a life of helping the poorest of the poor, including educating 7 of the 21 Copts killed by ISIS. More from The Catholic Herald UK here: The ‘angel’ amid the garbage pickers

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Coptic Christians Show A Gratitude Not of This World

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coptic-christians-mourning the martyrs

After 21 Coptic Christians were martyred by ISIS last week for being “people of the cross” Copts responded with forgiveness. Some even expressed gratitude to the killers for not editing out the name of Jesus from the beheading video. More from Kathryn Jean Lopez in National Review here: Coptic Christians Show A Gratitude Not of This World. (Above: Coptic Christians mourn their dead.)

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