Egypt Tries to ‘Reconcile’ Coptic Churches to Non-Existence

Coptic Solidarity - Raymond Ibrabim - 20/6/18 From attacks by Muslim mobs to closures by Muslim authorities, the lamentable plight of Coptic Christian churches in Egypt always follows a pattern, one that is unwaveringly only too typical. Thus, last April 14, a Muslim mob—predictably riled by the previous day’s Friday mosque sermons—attacked the church of the Holy Virgin ...

Statement by Bishop Angaelos on the Brutal Murder of Coptic Orthodox Priest in Cairo

Coptic Orthodox Church-UK -13/10/17 Coptic Orthodox priest brutally murdered in Cairo Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom. Coptic Orthodox Priest Killed in Egypt Another day in Egypt with another Coptic Christian murdered; this time a priest from Beni Suef, Upper Egypt, who was in Cairo collecting humanitarian ...

Death Toll in Egypt Minya Province Bus Attack Reaches 28 – Governor

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Sputniknews - 27/5/17 The death toll in a Friday's attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt's Minya province has reached 28, Minya Governor Essam Bedawi said CAIRO (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, Egypt's Health Ministry said that there were 23 victims, while Egyptian media reported that up to 30 bus passengers could have been killed in the attack ...

Egypt frees 2 Coptic Christian boys held for defiling Quran

6/10/2012 CAIRO - The Egyptian authorities yesterday released two Coptic Christian boys taken into in juvenile detention for allegedly urinating on the Quran but they will remain under investigation, a security official said. Even as news spread that the boys would be freed, their village remained tense. According to priest in the village, located in the province of ...

Two Coptic kids face trial in Egypt over ‘insulting Islam’

4/10/2012 Two Coptic boys aged 9 and 10 are awaiting trial after an Islamic cleric accused them of tearing up and urinating on the Koran. The boys’ families say the boys are illiterate and found the Koran pages while playing with garbage. ­Sheik Gamal Shamardal, a Muslim cleric and the local leader of a hardline Islamist group, ...