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Pope of peace in tense Egypt

28 April, 2017

The Pope visits Egypt today, three weeks after the Palm Sunday bombings. But disillusionment is growing among Egypt's long-persecuted Coptic community, says Jo Schietti.

Mubarak's minister of interior declared a fugitive

28 April, 2017

Habib Al Adly who ran Egypt's ministry of interior for decades is now being pursued by his former employees.

Unfazed by attacks, Egyptian artist paints church murals

27 April, 2017

Ayman William paints for the glory of God, unfazed by recent attacks against his fellow Coptic Christians in Egypt.

Coptic Christians – Egypt's forsaken community

27 April, 2017

The latest attacks on Egyptian Copts was shocking, but hardly new. Copts face discrimination daily from their fellow countrymen and from the regime that granted them equality in the constitution.

Middle East Christians celebrate Easter amid conflict and unrest

16 April, 2017

Millions of Christians are celebrating Easter across the Middle East, where many struggle to maintain their ancient communities amid conflict, persecution, and political instability.

Egypt Copts ready for Easter mass despite attacks

15 April, 2017

Egyptian Copts will celebrate Easter mass on Saturday, marking one of Christianity's most joyous occasions just days after the deadliest attacks in living memory against the country's religious

Christians celebrate Good Friday in Jerusalem

14 April, 2017

Through the Old City's narrow alleyways, pilgrims and Palestinian Christians carried wooden crosses, icons and flags of their respective countries in a procession under heavy surveillance from Israeli police.

Egypt's Copts mark Good Friday in wake of tragedy

14 April, 2017

Egypt's Coptic Pope Tawadros II led Good Friday mass at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo days after twin church bombings that killed 46 worshipers as they celebrated Palm Sunday.

Sisi vows to hunt down Egypt church bombers

13 April, 2017

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pledges to hunt down the perpetrators of last week's twin church bombings during a visit with Coptic Pope Tawadros II on Thursday.

Egypt Church curtails Easter celebrations after bombings

12 April, 2017

Egypt's Coptic Church announced on Wednesday it would cut back Easter celebrations to a simple mass after twin bombings killed 45 worshippers last weekend.

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