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  • Arrests made after attack on Catholic prayer hall in south India

    Arrests made after attack on Catholic prayer hall in south India

    The roughly 30 million Christians in India, about half of whom are Catholic, have suffered various forms of intimidation and harassment, including physical violence, instigated by Hindu nationalist groups. There is a fear among Christians that the nation is losing its secular identity.

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  • Egypt IS leader vows to escalate attacks on Christians

    Egypt IS leader vows to escalate attacks on Christians

    The group of IS affiliates in Egypt claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombings that struck two of the country’s Coptic Christian churches last month, killing over 45 worshippers and prompting the president to declare a three-month state of emergency.

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  • Pope Francis goes to Egypt as a “messenger of peace”

    Pope Francis goes to Egypt as a “messenger of peace”

    Pope Francis said he wants his visit to Egypt “to be a witness of my affection, comfort and encouragement for all the Christians of the Middle East, a message of friendship and respect for all the inhabitants of Egypt and the region, and a message of brotherhood and reconciliation with all the children of Abraham, particularly the Muslim world” in a video message to the Egyptian people released on Tuesday ahead of his April 28-29 visit to the country.

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