change language
you are in: home - news contact usnewsletterlink

Support the Community

  
February 24 2015

"May the Lord of life protect us from hatred and intolerance". Tawadros II, Patriarch of the Copts, writes to Andrea Riccardi

After the expressions of condolence and solidarity addressed to him following the brutal killing of 21 Coptic Christians in Libya

 
printable version

Following the brutal killing of 21 Coptic Christians that took place last week in Libya, the founder of the Community of Sant'Egidio sent a message of condolence to the Coptic Patriarch of Alexandria Tawadros II, who responded with a letter full of affection and gratitude, for its closeness and sympathy.

"His message - wrote the patriarch - gave us comfort, knowing that we are in your thoughts and in your prayers".


 ALSO READ
• NEWS
October 9 2017
ROME, ITALY

Dialogue among religions and commitment to refugees in the talks with the Foreign Minister of Indonesia at Sant'Egidio

IT | EN | NL | ID
October 4 2017
ROME, ITALY

A Conference remembering the 25 years from the signing of the peace in Mozambique: The Italian model that has given hope to Africa

IT | EN | DE | PT
all news
• PRESS
August 31 2017
Famiglia Cristiana

Apriamo gli occhi sull'inferno libico

August 3 2017
Famiglia Cristiana

Andrea Riccardi: In Libia l'Italia si gioca il futuro

February 26 2017
Famiglia Cristiana

La vera politica sugli immigrati

December 14 2017
Famiglia Cristiana

Andrea Riccardi: La mossa di Trump travolge la pace

December 7 2017
Famiglia Cristiana

E ora l'Europa si accorge dell'Africa

December 1 2017
Famiglia Cristiana

Andrea Riccardi: 400mila morti vittime del cinismo

all press releases
• EVENTI
December 3 2017

Incontro con Andrea Riccardi, oggi alle 12.15 e alle 20:30 a Soul, TV2000

All meetings of prayer for peace
• NO DEATH PENALTY
October 10 2017

On 15th World Day Against the Death Penalty let us visit the poorest convicts in Africa

October 7 2015
UNITED STATES

The World Coalition Against the Death Penalty - XIII world day against the death penalty

October 5 2015
EFE

Fallece un preso japonés tras pasar 43 años en el corredor de la muerte

September 24 2015

Pope Francis calls on Congress to end the death penalty. "Every life is sacred", he said

March 12 2015
Associated Press

Death penalty: a look at how some US states handle execution drug shortage

March 12 2015
AFP

Arabie: trois hommes dont un Saoudien exécutés pour trafic de drogue

March 9 2015
AFP

Peine de mort en Indonésie: la justice va étudier un appel des deux trafiquants australiens

March 9 2015
AFP

Le Pakistan repousse de facto l'exécution du meurtrier d'un critique de la loi sur le blasphème

March 9 2015
Reuters

Australia to restate opposition to death penalty as executions loom in Indonesia

February 28 2015
UNITED STATES

13 Ways Of Looking At The Death Penalty

February 15 2015

Archbishop Chaput applauds Penn. governor for halt to death penalty

December 11 2014
MADAGASCAR

C’est désormais officiel: Madagascar vient d’abolir la peine de mort!

go to no death penalty
• DOCUMENTS

Libya: The humanitarian agreement for the region of Fezzan, signed at Sant'Egidio on June 16th 2016 (Arabic text)

LIBYA - Joint declaration of Touareg and Tebou tribes supporting the Presidency Council of the Government of National Agreement in Tripoli - ARABIC

all documents

PHOTOS

1364 visits

1462 visits

1662 visits

1492 visits

1498 visits
all the related media