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Amid killings and kidnappings, can Christianity survive in the Middle East?

Amid killings and kidnappings, can Christianity survive in the Middle East?

Christians light candles last month in the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus. By Greg Botelho, CNN / February 27, 2015 (CNN)Christianity was born in Bethlehem, in what’s now the West Bank. It took root among people [Read More]

IS Militants Abduct Dozens of Christians in Syria

IS Militants Abduct Dozens of Christians in Syria

s FILE – In this photo taken Monday, June 23, 2014, fighters from the Islamic State group parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle down a main road at the northern city of Mosul, Iraq. Islamic State militants have abducted at least 70 Assyrian [Read More]

Coptic Christians: Who are they – and why have then been targeted by Isis in beheading video?

Coptic Christians: Who are they – and why have then been targeted by Isis in beheading video?

Coptic Christianity is believed to have been established around AD 42 ROSE TROUP BUCHANAN, 16 February 2015 / The independent The latest video purportedly released by the terror organisation Isis claims to show the execution of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya. The [Read More]

21 Egyptian fishermen kidnapped in Libya

21 Egyptian fishermen kidnapped in Libya

Head Of The Fishermen’s Syndicate Ahmed Nassar – YOUM7 By Samar Samir / The Cairo Post / Feb 15, 2015 CAIRO: Twenty-one Egyptian fishermen were abducted in Misrata, Libya, announced chairperson of Egyptian Syndicate of Fishermen Ahmed Nassar announced Saturday [Read More]

Libyan parliament confirms death of 21 kidnapped Coptic Egyptians

Libyan parliament confirms death of 21 kidnapped Coptic Egyptians

A man reacts to the kidnapping of his son by ISIS in Libya in front Press Syndicate Yesterday. (Photo by Jihad Abaza) Mahmoud Mostafa  /   February 14, 2015  /   Daily News Egypt Salafi incitement behind ‘Islamic State’ kidnapping of Egyptians: Copts coalition [Read More]

ISIS Coptic Christian ‘Crusader’ Photos Prompt Egypt Airlift Of Citizens From Libya

ISIS Coptic Christian ‘Crusader’ Photos Prompt Egypt Airlift Of Citizens From Libya

Egypt says it has been preparing to airlift its citizens out of Libya after the Islamic State group released photographs Thursday of abducted Coptic Christians. Relatives of the captives are pictured here calling for their release in Cairo Feb. 13, 2015. Reuters/Mohamed Abd [Read More]

Convert to Christianity in Burma? Get government permission first

Convert to Christianity in Burma? Get government permission first

Myanmar Christians pray during a ceremony to mark the 500th anniversary of the Roman Catholic Church’s arrival in the country. Associated Press/Photo by Khin Maung Win By JULIA A. SEYMOUR, Posted Feb. 9, 2015 / The Blaze Persecution of Christians and other religious [Read More]

18-Year-Old Egyptian Burned Alive By Terrorists In KFC

18-Year-Old Egyptian Burned Alive By Terrorists In KFC

FEBRUARY 7, 2015 / Egyptian Streets His name was Paula Mansour Fawzi and he was an 18-year-old working part-time at Kentucky Fried Chicken to make a living for himself and his family. On the 5th of February, Paula’s life ended after armed men fired live ammunition at the [Read More]

Persecuted Christians in Mexico kept from homes

Persecuted Christians in Mexico kept from homes

Photo Credit: www.beginningandend.com by Staff/Morning Star News, February 04, 2015 (yesterday) / Baptist Press This story has been updated since it was first posted earlier today (Feb. 4). AUSTIN, Texas (BP) — In one of at least three instances of persecution of [Read More]

Boko Haram Attacks Cameroon Town

Boko Haram Attacks Cameroon Town

FILE – In this photo taken Jan. 27, 2015, Nigerian soldiers on a truck patrol at a market after recent violence in areas surrounding Maiduguri. In a major offensive against Boko Haram, Nigerian and Chadian jets are bombing the Islamic extremists from nort Moki Edwin [Read More]

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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]

The death of Turkish secularism

The death of Turkish secularism

BY SHLOMO AVINERI / Japan TImes / JUL 25, 2016 JERUSALEM – The aftermath of Turkey’s failed military coup raises [Read More]

2 dead, at least 16 injured in Fort Myers, Fla., nightclub shooting

2 dead, at least 16 injured in Fort Myers, Fla., nightclub shooting

An investigator walks near the scene of a fatal shooting at Club Blu nightclub in Fort Myers, Fla., Monday. (Kinfay [Read More]