Posts Tagged ‘ Coptic Christians ’

Coptic Christians’ Endless Struggle for Survival in Egypt

Apr 28th, 2017 | By
Blood on doors of Coptic Chruch from bombing in 2011

The Copts have been persecuted for thousands of years. ISIS’s brutal Palm Sunday bombing in Alexandria is just the latest episode. By Samuel Tadros — April 14, 2017 Viewed from the outside, there is nothing remarkable about Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria, where an Islamic State terrorist blew himself up during the Palm Sunday liturgy

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Egyptian Coptic Christians Cancel Their Easter Celebrations

Apr 14th, 2017 | By

Our religious freedom allows us to celebrate Easter this year — but we should remember those around the world who are persecuted for practicing their faith. Nearly 90,000 Christians were killed for their faith in 2016, according to a report from the Center for Studies on New Religions. “As many as 600 million were prevented

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Piers Morgan: ISIS War On Christianity ‘Ought To Be Dominating Cable News’

Apr 12th, 2017 | By

Watch the latest video at Daily Mail editor-at-large Piers Morgan on Monday criticized the American media for paying more attention to isolated terrorist attacks in Europe while ignoring the Islamic State’s ongoing war on Christianity in the Middle East. Appearing on Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” Mr. Morgan lamented that “a handful of people

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Fox Business Commentator: Don’t ‘Learn to Live with Terror,’ ‘Learn How to Beat It’

Apr 10th, 2017 | By

Yesterday Fox Business Channel commentator Stuart Varney responded to the two terror attacks on Coptic Christian churches in Egypt that took place earlier that day. Varney disagreed with London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s statement that terror attacks are “part and parcel of living in a big city,” and said people shouldn’t be accepting of terrorism: “The

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258 Coptic Christians Flee al-Arish

Mar 6th, 2017 | By

The Social Solidarity Directorate in North Sinai reported on Sunday that 258 Coptic Christian families have left al-Arish city for 13 different governorates. Monier Abul-Khair, the head of the directorate, said in a statement that the displaced families have relocated to Cairo, Ismailia, Port Said, Dakahlia, Assiut, Minya, Qaliubiya, Sohag, Giza, Fayoum, Beni Suef, Sharqiya,

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Amnesty Claims Egypt Failed to Protect Christians

Mar 2nd, 2017 | By

Amnesty International, a London-based rights group, has accused the Egyptian government of failing to protect the hundreds of Coptic Christians who fled their homes in northern Sinai after a series of attacks and threats by ISIS militants. On Wednesday, the group claimed the Egyptian government’s response fits with a pattern of failing to protect the

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Islamic Terror Sends Christian Persecution Soaring

Jan 15th, 2016 | By

21 Coptic Christians were beheaded by ISIS terrorists in February, 2015, putting Christian persecution, which has been going on for decades in the Middle East, on the world media’s radar screen. Islamic terrorists are fueling historic levels of Christian persecution around the globe.

Egyptian Coptic Christian Soldiers Killed By Muslim Soldiers

Sep 15th, 2015 | By

Apparently, there is no safe place in Egypt for Christians – even with Muslim Brotherhood tyrant Mohamed Morsi out of power. The hatred of Christians is persistent and embedded in Islamic theology.

Religious Liberty Here At Home And Abroad Under Attack

Jun 12th, 2015 | By

American legislators of both parties met with Middle Eastern Christian leaders to reinforce the bonds of our commitment to human rights. Bishops and priests told us firsthand about horrors they had witnessed, and about stories they had heard from their flock—kidnappings, murders, pillaging, and desecrations of holy sites.

Egyptian Muslim Mob Attacks Family Of Copt Beheaded In Libya

Apr 1st, 2015 | By

Muslim fanatics in Egypt recently attacked the family of one of the 21 Coptic Christians who were beheaded by Islamic State killers in Libya. The Islamists attacked the family’s home and threw Molotov cocktails at the site where a church is being built in remembrance of these 21 Christians.