We are underfunded by over 50% this month. $14,266 short—a serious deficit. Your support needed NOW!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Pope's appeal for Christians of Egypt

Catholic World News - October 12, 2011

Pope Benedict XVI issued an appeal for peace in Egypt during his weekly public audience on October 12, asking "the faithful to pray that that society might enjoy true peace, based on justice and respect for the freedom and dignity of all citizens."

The Pontiff said that he was "profoundly saddened" by the violence in which 26 Christians were killed in Cairo on Sunday. "I share the suffering of the families of the victims and of all the Egyptian people, lacerated by attempts to undermine peaceful coexistence among their communities," he said.

Pope Benedict said that he would support efforts by the Egyptian government to preserve security and human rights, "in particularly those of minorities."

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our January expenses ($14,266 to go):
$35,000.00 $20,733.70
41% 59%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org
Shop Amazon

Recent Catholic Commentary

Rich Spiritual Instruction 16 hours ago
Snowbound thoughts on natural law 24 hours ago
The best argument against the 'celibate gay Catholics' January 26
Church Fathers: St. Polycarp and St. Papias January 24
On News Both Good and Fun January 23

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis names 20 new cardinals CWN - January 5
In ‘state of the world’ address, Pope decries ‘throwaway culture’ CWN - January 12