Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The New Coptic Martyrs

From Abbey Roads:
The Coptic Orthodox Church has announced that the murder of the 21 Egyptian Christians killed by the so-called Islamic State in Libya will be commemorated in its Church calendar.  Pope Tawadros II announced that the names of the martyrs will be inserted into the Coptic Synaxarium, the Oriental Church’s equivalent to the Roman Martyrology. This procedure is also equivalent to canonization in the Latin Church. - Vatican Radio
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The blood of the Coptic martyrs stains the sea in Libya
"And the second angel sounded the trumpet: and as it were a great mountain, burning with fire, was cast into the sea, and the third part of the sea became blood...." Apocalypse 8:8 Share

1 comment:

julygirl said...

Today they rounded up between 70 and 100 more Christians from Northern Syria and most likely will behead them as well.