Today the Church commemorates the Martyrs Felicity and Perpetua killed in Carthage in 202 A.D. Each left behind a young child.
And here are the names of the Coptic Christian Martyrs slaughtered in Libya in 2015:
Milad Saber Mounir Adly Saad, single from Menbal village;
Sameh Salah Farouq, married, one child, from Manqarius village;
Ezzat Boshra Nassif, married, with one son of 4 years, from Dafash village;
Mina Shehata Awad, from Al-Farouqeyya village;
Louqa Nagati Anis Abdou, 27 years, married, with a baby of 10 months;
Essam Baddar Samir Ishaq, single; both from al-Gabaly village.
All the following are from Al-Our village:
Hany Abdal-Massih Salib, married, three daughters and one son;
Guergues Milad Sanyut, single;
Tawadraus Youssef Tawadraus, married, three children from 7 to 13 years old;
Kyrillos Boschra Fawzy, single
Magued Soliman Shehata, married, two daughters and a son;
Mina Fayez Aziz, single;
Samouïl Alham Wilson, married, three children, 6, 4 and 2 years old;
Bishoï Stephanos Kamel, single;
Samouïl Stephanos Kamel, single
Malak Abram Sanyut, married, three children;
Milad Makin Zaky, married, one daughter;
Abanub Ayyad Ateyya Shehata, single
Guergues Samir Megally Zakher, single;
Youssef Shukry Younan, single;
Malak Farag Ibrahim, married, a baby daughter.