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‘The beach was blessed by their blood’: Pope Francis pays tribute to 2015 Coptic martyrs

February 16, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: Pope Francis joined Pope Tawadros II (the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church) and Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury (the Anglican primate) in recalling the sixth anniversary of the slaying of 21 Coptic Christians who were kidnapped and beheaded in Libya by ISIS.

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