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Coptic Church Bombing in Egypt is Latest Assault on Mideast Christians

Coptic Church Bombing in Egypt is Latest Assault on Mideast Christians

A devastating New Year’s Day terrorist bombing at a Coptic church in Egypt that killed 21 people was the latest in a spate of violent assaults against the Middle East’s vulnerable Christian communities. The car bomb explosion also injured 79 people just after [Read More]

Egyptian President Condemns Deadly Explosion Outside Church in Alexandria

Egyptian President Condemns Deadly Explosion Outside Church in Alexandria

  (VOA) — Eyewitnesses say at least 21 people have been killed and scores wounded in a suicide bombing attack at a Coptic Christian church in Alexandria, Egypt. Tensions between Christians and Muslims have been on the rise in Egypt and nearby Iraq following recent [Read More]

Pope calls Egypt church attack vile gesture

Pope calls Egypt church attack vile gesture

Sun Jan 2, 2011 12:55pm GMT    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Benedict on Sunday condemned a bomb blast outside a church in Egypt which killed at least 21 people, the latest in a series of attacks on Christians in the Middle East and Africa. “This vile gesture [Read More]

Egypt church attack triggers protests

Egypt church attack triggers protests

By News Desk — GlobalPost Editors Published: January 2, 2011 22:34 ET in Middle East Clashes broke out in Egypt on Sunday as Coptic Christians protested after a blast killed 21 people and injured close to 100 leaving a New Year’s Mass at a church early Saturday [Read More]

Egypt Tries to Calm Outrage Over Deadly Bombing at Coptic Mass

Egypt Tries to Calm Outrage Over Deadly Bombing at Coptic Mass

By LIAM STACK and DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK Published: January 2, 2011 ALEXANDRIA, Egypt — Egyptian security officers, many in riot gear, filled the streets of Cairo and Alexandria on Sunday to tamp down scattered protests by Coptic Christians and others blaming government [Read More]

Egypt’s Copts mull response to New Years Alex church attack

Egypt’s Copts mull response to New Years Alex church attack

Photographed by Amr Abdalla Archived Prev Next Pause Play  Egypt’s Coptic Christian community is reeling in the wake of the deadly New Year’s Eve terrorist attack on the Church of St. Peter and St. Mark in Alexandria, which killed 21 people and injured scores [Read More]

Copts protest against being kept out of bombed Alexandria church

Copts protest against being kept out of bombed Alexandria church

Hundreds of Copts on Sunday staged demonstrations in Alexandria outside the St. Mark and St. Peter Church after security forces prevented them from entering the church. Eyewitnesses said demonstrators blocked the corniche for ten minutes before security forces managed to [Read More]

Footage released of Egypt church blast

Footage released of Egypt church blast

Film footage has been released from inside a Christian church in Egypt of the moment a bomb attack left at least 21 people dead. More than 70 others were injured in the suspected suicide blast in the northern city of Alexandria as they ushered in the New Year. The powerful [Read More]

Local Copts demonstrate in wake of deadly bombing in Egypt

Local Copts demonstrate in wake of deadly bombing in Egypt

By Mike Anton, Los Angeles TimesJanuary 3, 2011 Text Size la-me-coptic-christians-20110103 Under a steady cold rain, members of the region’s Coptic Christian Egyptian community demonstrated in Westwood on Sunday in the wake of a New Year’s Day church bombing in [Read More]

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For America’s Copts, an agonizing watch and wait amid Egyptian chaos

For America’s Copts, an agonizing watch and wait amid Egyptian chaos

By Alex Zietlow – The Washington Times – Wednesday, June 21, 2017 The Starbucks in the heart of George [Read More]

Michael Meunier, President of the U.S. Copts Association Speak to International Affairs Professionals about the Copts

Michael Meunier, President of the U.S. Copts Association Speak to International Affairs Professionals about the Copts

For more information, please visit: https://www.meetup.com/ypiadc/events/241400521/ The YPIA, MENA committee is [Read More]

Egypt: Government must protect Coptic Christians targeted in string of deadly attacks in North Sinai

Egypt: Government must protect Coptic Christians targeted in string of deadly attacks in North Sinai

1 March 2017, 12:46 UTC The Egyptian authorities must offer urgent protection to Coptic Christians in North Sinai and [Read More]

Egyptian Copts Flee ISIS Terrorists

Egyptian Copts Flee ISIS Terrorists

JERUSALEM, Israel – An estimated 30 Coptic Christian families fleeing Islamic terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula [Read More]

Bishop Angaelos: Never Forget Your Responsibility To Preach The Good News

Bishop Angaelos: Never Forget Your Responsibility To Preach The Good News

Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, was joined by peers, MPs and [Read More]