Egypt: bomb attacks on two churches

Egypt: bomb attacks on two churches

Christians in Egypt request prayer after two churches in Northern Egypt suffered bomb attacks during Palm Sunday services on 9th April. The first bomb exploded inside Mar Girgis (St George’s) Coptic Orthodox church in Tanta, in Gharbiya governorate in the Nile...
Egypt: four Christians killed, threatening video published

Egypt: four Christians killed, threatening video published

Christians in Egypt request prayer after the killing of four Christians in the last three weeks, and after the publication on 19th February of a video calling for further killings. Wa’el Youssef was shot dead by militants in front of his wife and son in his shop...
Egypt: bomb attack on Coptic Orthodox Cathedral compound

Egypt: bomb attack on Coptic Orthodox Cathedral compound

On Sunday morning, 11th December, the compound housing the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo was hit by a bomb attack. At 10am local time a bomb exploded in the Church of St. Peter, adjacent to the main Cathedral. At least 25 people have died in the attack and a...
Egypt: attacks on Christians

Egypt: attacks on Christians

Christians in Egypt request prayer after a series of attacks in the last six weeks. On 20th May several Christian homes were attacked in al-Karam village in Minya province, as a result of a rumour about a relationship between a Muslim woman and a Christian man. During...