- Jun 17, 2021
Egypt police killed three suspected militants allegedly involved in the slaying of a Coptic Christian man kidnapped more than five months ago in a restive part of Sinai Peninsula, the Interior Ministry said Monday.
A man struck a priest and barricaded himself inside a Florida church on Sunday before he was arrested by police, officials said.
On the sixth anniversary of the martyrdom of the 21 Coptic men by ISIS terrorist in a Libyan beach, Pope Francis released a heartfelt video praying for them.
An Egyptian criminal court acquitted three Muslim men accused of stripping naked an elderly Coptic Christian woman and parading her through the streets of a village in southern Egypt in 2016, the state’s official news agency reported.
On October 5, 2020, a mob of Islamic extremists attacked the homes of Coptic Christians in the Egyptian village of Dabous, located in the Upper Egypt region of Minya.
The Coptic Church is struggling to deal with clerical sexual abuse.
Persecution is the reality of life in Egypt for Christians, and it is gotten worse over the past decade, according to a leading human rights group.
Egypt’s highest court Wednesday upheld a death sentence for a former monk convicted of killing an abbot in a desert monastery north of Cairo in 2018.