Egypt: At least seven Christians killed on their way to a monastery

Egypt: At least seven Christians killed on their way to a monastery

Egyptian Christians request prayer after an attack earlier today, 2 November, in Minya province on two buses carrying Coptic Christians. Gunmen opened fire on the buses that were driving towards the Monastery of Saint Samuel the Confessor. Seven Christians were killed...
Egypt: Christian killed in al-Arish

Egypt: Christian killed in al-Arish

Christians in Egypt request prayer after the killing of another Christians in the town of al-Arish, Northern Sinai governorate, on 13 of January. Bassem Shehata Haraz had only returned to al-Arish six months ago, after fleeing earlier violent attacks against...
Egypt: Attack on church and Christian-owned shop in Helwan

Egypt: Attack on church and Christian-owned shop in Helwan

Christians in Egypt request our prayers after the Mar Mina (Saint Mina) church was attacked earlier today, 29th December, 2017. The attack took place in Helwan, just south of Cairo, as worshippers were leaving the building. Two perpetrators were intercepted by...
Egypt: church activities restricted by extremist threats

Egypt: church activities restricted by extremist threats

Christians in Egypt have been requested by the security services to cancel all trips and activities outside of church buildings until at least the end of July. Representatives of the Coptic Orthodox Church, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference and the Presidency of...
Egypt: Christians killed in bus attack

Egypt: Christians killed in bus attack

Egyptian Christians request prayer after gunmen attacked a bus and other vehicles carrying Coptic Christians. According to a statement by the Governor of Minya, 28 are so far confirmed dead (including two children) and 23 have been wounded in the attack which took...