Egypt’s Christians ‘Expecting Death Any Time’

By George Thomas http://www.cbn.com - 1/5/14 DELGA, Egypt -- On August 20, 2013 in the small village of Delga, four hours south of Cairo, Egypt, thousands of radical Muslims went on a rampage. "We were at work when we heard Muslims were burning churches," Boutrous, a Christian living in Delga at the time, said. Boutrous's real name was not ...

Why Persecution of Egypt’s Christians Is Not Over

By Gary Lane http://www.cbn.com - 25/4/14 Egypt's Christians are hoping they'll be better protected from violence when the country elects a new president next month. But that may be wishful thinking. CBN News Contributing Analyst Raymond Ibrahim says while attacks have subsided since the Muslim Brotherhood left power, persecution of the country's Christian minority is likely to continue. Longing for Harmony Islamic ...

Egypt Christians hold Liturgy in memory of late Pope Shenouda III

Ahram Online 25/4/2012 Ritual marking 40 days since death of popular pope to be held at Cairo's Abbasiya Cathedral and St Bishoy Monastery. Liturgy to mark 40 days since the death of Pope Shenouda III will take place Wednesday at Cairo's Abbassiya Cathedral and the St Bishoy Monastery in Wadi El-Natroun where the pope is buried. The cathedral hosted ...

FEATURE-Egypt Christians in two minds over Islamist gains

By Yasmine Saleh 7/12/2011 * Egypt's top Islamist party sends mixed messages * Large Christian minority worried about its fate CAIRO, Dec 7 (Reuters) - An Islamist surge in Egypt has left a large Christian minority divided over whether to flee the country, stay silent or reach out to a political force that seems guaranteed a major role in ...

Metropolitan Hilarion accuses West of leaving Egypt Christians in the lurch

Moscow, November 1, Interfax - Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, the head of the Synodal Department for External Church Relations has accused the West of failing to stand up for Egyptian Christians during recent violence against them and has slammed Western governments for putting economic interests before human life. "Despite the unprecedented escalation of violence against Christians ...

Tens demonstrate for rights of Christians to civil marriage and divorce

7/7/2011 Egypt's Christians demand the right to divorce and remarry Tens gathered on Thursday in front of the justice ministry demanding the rights for Egyptian Christians to civil marriage. The mostly Christian demonstrators protested that they were neither able to divorce nor remarry. The banners held read “no to changing religion to gain divorce,” and “a civil marriage ...

Egypt Christians and Muslims in Violent Clashes Over Church Construction

By Daniel Blake | Christian Post Contributor 25/6/2011 Fighting has broken out Saturday between Christians and Muslims in Egypt following a dispute about the building of a new church. According to a local security official a group of Muslims from the Awlad Khalaf village gathered together at the site where the construction of a new church was taking ...

Egyptian church bomb victims Mourned

2/1/2011 Dozens of grieving Christians attended the Divine Liturgy at the Saints Church in Egypt's Mediterranean port city of Alexandria on Sunday, the day after 21 worshippers were killed there in an apparent suicide bombing. The service was marked by the grief and anger felt by a congregation devastated by the attack, which took place outside the ...