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Pope Francis to visit Egypt on April 28-29: Vatican

18 March, 2017

Pope Francis will visit Cairo on April 28-29, the Vatican said on Saturday.

Are Copts at risk because of their Sisi support?

14 March, 2017

Comment: Egypt's Christians have paid a high price for their unrelenting support of the president, becoming a target of extremist groups, writes Bård Kårtveit.

Muslim Brotherhood praise for terrorists undermines claims of non-violence

14 March, 2017

Comment: Despite its protestations to the contrary, the Brotherhood's eulogising of Sheikh Omar Abd al-Rahman shows it has not yet abandoned ties to violent groups, writes David Powell.

Pope Francis considering trip to Egypt

11 March, 2017

Papal spokesperson confirms that a visit to Egypt may be on the cards, amid continued speculation that a trip may be scheduled for May.

The hidden past of Baghdad's 'forgotten' Latin Cathedral

06 March, 2017

If Baghdad's iconic St Joseph's Cathedral could speak, it would have many stories to tell from its 140-year history, much of which has been forgotten

Copts flee North Sinai desperate for sanctuary

06 March, 2017

Egyptian Copts are flocking to Ismailia and beyond to escape the latest spate of killings of Christians by militants, but their grievances are falling on deaf ears.

Amnesty accuses Egypt of failing to protect Christians

01 March, 2017

Amnesty International on Wednesday accused the Egyptian government of failing to protect hundreds of Coptic Christians who fled their homes in northern Sinai after a series of attacks by militants.

Copts flee targeted IS terror campaign in Sinai

26 February, 2017

IS in the Sinai continue to target Coptic Christians as hundreds flee the peninsula.

Egypt Christians flee Sinai following spate of IS attacks

24 February, 2017

Dozens of Coptic Christians have left Egypt's Sinai Peninsula after a string of extremist attacks killed three Christians in the restive province.

Christian killed in Egypt's Islamic State bastion

23 February, 2017

A Coptic Christian was shot dead on Thursday and his house set on fire in Egypt's North Sinai.

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