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Bomb kills at least 25 in Cairo cathedral

CAIRO, Egypt (RNS) — At least 25 people were killed and 35 were injured after a blast near Cairo’s main Coptic Christian Cathedral in Egypt on Dec. 11, according to reports from the Egyptian state-sponsored Middle East News Agency (MENA). … Continue reading

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Three Christians in Egypt arrested for allegedly showing contempt for Islam

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Morning Star News) — Three Christians in Egypt have been accused of showing disdain or contempt for Islam after an evangelism outreach to Muslims the weekend of July 10 in the port city of Alexandria, sources said. The … Continue reading

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Advocacy urged for Christians in Iraq, Syria, Egypt

WASHINGTON (TAB, BP) — Protestant, Catholic and Orthodox representatives met in Washington on May 7 to release the “Pledge of Solidarity and Call to Action,” a statement in support of Christians and other religious minorities in three countries: Egypt, Iraq and … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Election irregularities cause Egyptian court to dissolve Islamist-controlled parliament

CAIRO, Egypt (Compass Direct News) — Christians in Egypt welcomed today’s court decision to dissolve the Islamist-controlled parliament due to election irregularities. The decision offered hope for Christians, many of whom were convinced the country was about to be handed … Continue reading

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