Tag : Egypt Coptic Christians
Coptic Christian Church title : Bombings at Two Churches in Egypt Turn Palm Sunday into Scenes of Carnage
summary : Bomb attacks on two Coptic churches holding Palm Sunday services in Egypt today killed at least 44 people and injured more than 100 others, according to reports.
date : Apr 10, 2017 12:36 PM EDT
Cairo Church Bombing 2016 title : ISIS Vows More Attacks in Latest Video Against Their 'Favorite Prey' - Coptic Christians in Egypt
summary : The Islamic State or ISIS released a new video threatening to launch more attacks against Egypt’s Christians. The 20-minute video said the December attack in Cairo by a suicide bomber was “only the beginning” and vowed more will come. The video also said Coptic Christians are the extremist group’s “favorite prey.”
date : Feb 21, 2017 05:03 PM EST
Coptic Christians title : Sisi Holds Three Days Mourning for the 24 Coptic Christians Killed in Suicide Bombing
summary : Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi announced three days of mourning for the 24 Coptic Christians killed in a bombing of a Cairo chapel near St. Mark's Cathedral. Sisi informed details about the suicide bomber in a state funeral after the correction of Health Ministry's records on the killed victims. The previous report of 25 victims was changed to 24 after recognizing the 25th body as that of the suicide bomber.
date : Dec 13, 2016 11:33 AM EST
Patriarch Tawadros II title : Egypt Approves Law Regulating Construction of Churches
summary : In the midst of increasing tension between Muslims and Coptic Christians in Egypt, the government has approved a law that regulates the construction and renovation of churches.
date : Oct 12, 2016 11:22 AM EDT
Egypt Church Attack title : Egypt's President al-Sisi Apologizes to Coptic Christians, Vows to Restore Immediately Churches Destroyed by Muslim Brotherhood
summary : President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi apologized to the Christian citizens of Egypt for not being able to restore immediately their churches and other religious structures which were destroyed in 2013. The president, who is also a Muslim, vowed to rebuild these structures within this year.
date : Feb 12, 2016 01:56 PM EST
Egyptian Coptic Christians Killed in Libya by ISIS title : ISIS Libya Killings Update: ECRF Posts Video On Latest Plight of Egypt's Coptic Christians
summary : The terror group known as ISIS has conducted gruesome killings as part of its propaganda campaign to spread its version of Islam across the Middle East. Although the Islamic militants started their operations in parts of Iraq and Syria, their influence has stretched beyond that region to Libya.
date : May 19, 2015 06:52 PM EDT
Egypt title : Egyptian Students Face Trial on Charges of 'Insulting Islam' after Making Fun of ISIS
summary : Four Egyptian students and their teacher face charges of “insulting Islam” after they made a video poking fun at the terror group known as ISIS. They were turned in by their Muslim neighbors, who found the video and went to police.
date : May 19, 2015 06:22 PM EDT
Mediterranean Migrants title : Kirsten Powers Slams President Obama for Failing to Protect Christians from Muslim Persecution [Editorial]
summary : Liberal political analyst Kirsten Powers publicly slammed President Barack Obama on Tuesday for failing to protect Christians in the Middle East being persecuted by Muslims.
date : Apr 22, 2015 07:56 PM EDT
Coptic Christians protest outside whitehouse title : Coptic Christians Protest Outside White House Wearing Orange Jumpsuits, Hoping For Aggressive US Response
summary : In light of the 21 people who were beheaded by ISIS militants in Libya, Coptic Christians in the United States donned orange jumpsuits and marched in protest in Washington, hoping that the U.S. government would take more aggressive measures against Islamist groups.
date : Feb 26, 2015 10:13 AM EST
Coptic Christians title : Coptic Christians Remember ISIS Victims as Martyrs, While Top Leader Forgives Terror Group
summary : The 21 Egyptian Christians who were beheaded by ISIS militants in Libya will be honored as martyrs and saints by the Coptic Orthodox Church. In addition, Coptic Christian Bishop Angaelos forgives the terror group for its actions in Libya.
date : Feb 24, 2015 01:34 AM EST
Egyptian Christians title : Egyptian Christians Beheaded by ISIS Refused to Recant Their Faith and Convert to Islam
summary : ISIS recently posted a video where members of the terror group beheaded 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians on the shore of a beach in Libya. However, that video also showed the victims’ refusal to recant their faith and convert to Islam.
date : Feb 18, 2015 09:40 PM EST