Tag : coptic christian
Coptic Church in Egypt title : Christians in Egypt Lose More Worship Sites Due to Fear of Sparking Islamist Attacks
summary : Fear of Islamist attacks was again cited as the cause of stopping worship in Egypt this month, even though parishioners said local Muslims supported the opening of the shuttered church outside Cairo, sources said.
date : Nov 28, 2017 12:47 PM EST
Cairo title : Coptic Christian Priest Slain with Machete by Suspected Islamic Extremist
summary : A Coptic Orthodox bishop from Upper Egypt was slain outside Cairo, Egypt yesterday.
date : Oct 16, 2017 11:28 AM EDT
Egypt title : Coptic Christian Family Praising God After 16 Y/O Daughter Abducted by Islamic Extremists Returns Home
summary : A Coptic Christian family is praising God after their 16-year-old daughter, who was abducted by Islamic extremists to be "converted to Islam, then married off or sold," was rescued and returned home.
date : Oct 09, 2017 12:18 PM EDT
Coptic Christians title : Former Muslim in Egypt Reveals Islamic Extremists Paid Him to Kidnap Christian Girls, Force Them to Deny Christ
summary : September 15, 2017: A former Muslim in Egypt has revealed how he used to be paid by Islamic organizations to kidnap Christian girls and force them to convert to Islam before marrying them off to Muslim men.
date : Sep 15, 2017 11:37 AM EDT
Egypt title : Egypt Closes 1,300-Member Church to 'Appease Islamic Extremists'
summary : August 24, 2017: Authorities have closed a church that serves three villages in Upper Egypt on the pretext that area Muslims object to it - one of at least 15 Christian worship sites shuttered in the bishopric of Minya, sources said.
date : Aug 24, 2017 11:35 AM EDT
Refugees title : Muslim Refugees 'Pretending to be Coptic Christians' to Boost Asylum Chances in Australia
summary : Muslim asylum seekers are "pretending to be Coptic Christians" so they can stay in Australia, the country's Immigration Minister has revealed.
date : Jun 01, 2017 10:42 AM EDT
Coptic Christian Church title : Coptic Christians Murdered by ISIS Died Refusing to Renounce Jesus Christ: 'They Chose Death'
summary : Before slaughtering 29 Coptic Christians, including children, ISIS militants asked them to renounce Jesus Christ - and killed them when they refused.
date : May 29, 2017 09:26 AM EDT
Coptic Christian Church title : Suspected Islamic Extremists Attack Coptic Christians Headed to Church, Kill 26, Including 'Many Children'
summary : Suspected Islamic extremists attacked a group of Coptic Christians - many of them children - in southern Egypt on Friday, killing at least 26 people and wounding 26 others as they were driving to a monastery.
date : May 26, 2017 08:39 AM EDT
Coptic Christian Church title : ISIS Slits Throat of 16 Y/O Coptic Christian Boy, Leave Him to Die in Pool of Blood
summary : Islamic extremists slit the throat of an Egyptian Christian teen in an attempt to boy further intimidate believers ahead of Easter, say his family.
date : Apr 21, 2017 08:37 AM EDT
Open Doors USA title : Palm Sunday Massacre: Days Before His Death, Church Leader Predicted He Would Be 'Martyr in Heaven' Says Wife
summary : The widow of an Egyptian Christian killed during ISIS' Palm Sunday bombings has revealed that prior to her husband's death, he predicted he would be soon be among the "martyrs in heaven".
date : Apr 14, 2017 09:12 AM EDT
Egypt title : Seven ISIS Militants Killed While Planning Another Attack on Christians
summary : Seven suspected ISIS militants were killed by Egyptian forces as they gathered to plan another attack on minority Christians, the government has said.
date : Apr 12, 2017 11:56 AM EDT
Egyptian Coptic Christians Killed in Libya by ISIS title : Muslim Extremist Who Slashed Throat of Elderly Christian Shop Owner for 'Selling Alcohol' Sentenced to Death
summary : In a rare victory for Egypt's Christian community, the Muslim murderer of a Coptic man killed "for selling alcohol" has been sentenced to death.
date : Mar 10, 2017 10:20 AM EST
World Watch Monitor title : Christian Teen Abducted by Muslim Radical in Egypt Given New Identity, Held by Security
summary : A Christian teen who is believed to have been kidnapped by a Muslim radical a month ago was given a new Muslim identity and is being held by the security services, her brother has revealed.
date : Mar 09, 2017 09:29 AM EST
Egyptian Coptic Christians Killed in Libya by ISIS title : ISIS Militant Murders Christian Man And Son, Checks Names Off Hit List
summary : A Coptic Christian woman has revealed how, after brutally murdering her husband and son, an ISIS fighter calmly checked their names off of a hit-list he carried.
date : Mar 03, 2017 02:20 PM EST
Egypt Attacks title : Christian Girl Kidnapped by Muslim Radicals in Egypt, but Police Fail to Pursue Investigation
summary : The family of an 18-year-old Egyptian Christian woman who is believed to have been kidnapped by a Muslim radical have criticized police for failing to take action against an alleged suspect who has admitted involvement.
date : Feb 23, 2017 11:24 AM EST
Egypt title : Case Reopens in Egypt Against Muslim Men Accused of Stripping Elderly Christian Woman in Public
summary : The case against three men accused of dragging an elderly woman through the streets in a province south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, after rumors spread that a Christian man had an affair with a Muslim woman has been reopened amid public outrage.
date : Feb 17, 2017 11:36 AM EST
Coptic Christians title : ISIS Militants Follow Coptic Christian Teacher Home from School, Kill Him
summary : Fighters with the Islamic State terrorist group have killed a Coptic Christian teacher on his way to school in northern Sinai as persecution of the religious minority continues to escalate.
date : Feb 16, 2017 09:34 AM EST
Egypt title : Muslim Extremist Yelling 'Allahu Akbar' Slashes Throat of Elderly Christian Shop Owner
summary : A Muslim extremist yelling the phrase "Allahu akbar [Allah is the greatest]!" slashed the throat of a Christian shop owner in Egypt, instantly killing him because he sold alcohol, a persecution watchdog has revealed.
date : Jan 05, 2017 11:23 AM EST
Coptic Church Icon title : Middle Eastern Christian Woman to Americans: Do Not Pray For Persecution To Cease
summary : Persecution is a cross that all of us Christians must bear, as it was obviously stated by our Lord Jesus Christ Himself. A Middle Eastern Christian woman urged the American believers not to pray for persecution to stop. Now that's character!
date : Aug 11, 2016 10:31 AM EDT