The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Alexandria declared the murdered priest a martyr.
Egyptian Coptic priest Arsanious Wadid was killed late last week. He reportedly faced years of persecution prior to his death.
On Tuesday, the 29th of March, a pastor was murdered by Fulani herdsmen.
He had served as the pastor of St. Michael the Archangel since October 2021.
Father Giuse (Joseph) Trần Ngọc Thanh, O.P., was killed in a knife attack on Saturday, the 29th of January.
Franciscan Fathers are asking for prayers for their deceased brother.