Posts Tagged ‘ Coptic ’

Cairo Church Bomber Linked to Muslim Brotherhood

Dec 13th, 2016 | By

The suicide bomber who killed 30 people in Cairo’s main cathedral on Sunday was a Muslim Brotherhood supporter who joined a militant cell while hiding out from the police, according to the Interior Ministry. The mother of the alleged bomber told Reuters her son had been sexually abused in police custody in 2014, but she

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St Marks Cathedral Bombed in Cairo- Thirty Dead

Dec 11th, 2016 | By

A bombing at Egypt’s main Coptic Christian cathedralkilled 25 people and wounded another 35 on Sunday, according to Egyptian state television, making it one of the deadliest attacks carried out against the religious minority in recent memory.



Coptophobia

Feb 22nd, 2016 | By

As for targeting Christians, ISIS has made a very public fetish of destroying Christian symbols and sites, uprooting historic communities, and killing Christians as it gained territory in Iraq, Syria and Libya. But the group also did this when it was still publicly a member in good standing of Al-Qaeda (2003-2014). Both groups seem to harbor a particular hatred for the largest single Christian denomination in the Middle East and North Africa, the Coptic Orthodox Church, the “Patriarchate of Alexandria and the See of St. Mark.”



Coptic Bishop Discusses Christianity’s Challenging Middle East Future

Mar 28th, 2015 | By
Bishop Angaelos

The General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom claimed that there is still Christian resolve to remain in the Middle East in the face of Islamic violence and repression. Bishop Angaelos maintains that Christians, “see ourselves as indigenous people” in the Middle East,



Chairman’s Report March 6th, 2015

Mar 6th, 2015 | By

In this issue: RFC Chairman William J. Murray reports on his mission to Egypt and the situation with Christians in that nation now as compared to under the Obama inserted Muslim Brotherhood regime which was toppled. Also featured a full explanation of why the Obama Administration refuses to refer to the Islamic State terror organization by name



Egypt Christians Remain Missing After Kidnappings

Feb 10th, 2014 | By

At least seven Egyptian Christians, including minors,  remain missing in southern Egypt after they were reportedly abducted from troubled Minya province. The abductions, thought to be carried out by members of the Muslim Brotherhood group, are among hundreds of similar cases in the last few years, right activists said. Among those kidnapped by a “Muslim mob” on January 25, is 17-year-old Christian boy Marcos Zakaria



Prince Charles speaks out for Christians in the Middle East

Dec 23rd, 2013 | By

The BBC and many other publications have reported the statement by Prince Charles on the targeting of Christians by “Islamists” throughout the world. His public recognition of the persecution of Christians may be a turning point in world opinion and could affect the reporting by Western media which have refused for the most part to report on the rapes of Christian women, the mass murders of Christians and the taking of Christian slaves by Muslim fanatics.



Coptic Leaders Condemn Obama Adviser’s Anti-Coptic Tweets

Oct 11th, 2013 | By

Major Coptic leaders are condemning Mohamed Elibiary, an Obama administration Homeland Security adviser, for suggesting that Copts who raise awareness of anti-Christian violence in Egypt promote “Islamophobic” bigotry.



Egypt Coptic Leader Condemns “Dark Terrorists” Amid Over 700 Deaths

Aug 18th, 2013 | By

Christian leaders in Egypt speak out as dozens of churches, Bible Society shops, Christian homes and businesses across the country are targeted by hard-line Morsi supporters linked to the Brotherhood and Islamic gunmen who view Christians as being supportive of the current interim-government.  Several Christians are among the dead and injured.



Egypt’s Christians Attack Western Media Coverage

Aug 18th, 2013 | By
Pope Tawadros II

The Egyptian Coptic church has released a statement backing the country’s military-backed government, and slamming the western media for its coverage of the violence in Egypt, which has killed more than 600 people.