Egypt

Michael Youssef's Cairo Event Draws Over 17,000 Attendees, Thousands Convert to Christianity

Michael Youssef's Cairo Event Draws Over 17,000 Attendees, Thousands Convert to Christianity

Michael Youssef’s recent event in Cairo, Egypt, drew more than 17,000 people despite mounting concerns about unrest in the Middle East.

Christian Students in Egypt Face Systemic, Sometimes Extreme Discrimination

Christian Students in Egypt Face Systemic, Sometimes Extreme Discrimination

According to Christian teachers and parents in Egypt, students in the country are facing frequent cases of discrimination for their faith, sometimes extreme, in violation of Egyptian law.

2 Egyptian Christian Women Missing in Cairo

2 Egyptian Christian Women Missing in Cairo

Two Christian women in Egypt have been reported missing from an area of Cairo known for persecution incidents. Both women disappeared while traveling to or from church. Neither family has received adequate help from the police in locating them.

5 Things You Should Know about Coptic Christians

5 Things You Should Know about Coptic Christians

Coptic Christians have been in the news a lot recently. Many of us likely read or heard about the horrific Palm Sunday bombings at two Coptic Christian churches in Egypt in which nearly 50 people died and many others were injured. Those who follow news updates from ChristianHeadlines.com will also probably be familiar with the name Coptic Christians as we often report on the discrimination and persecution they suffer. However, though many of us have heard the name "Coptic Christian," this sect of Christianity likely remains less familiar than Catholic Christians or the many denominations of Protestant Christians. Here are five things you should know about this part of the Body of Christ.

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Coptic Orthodox Priest in Egypt Stabbed to Death

Coptic Orthodox Priest in Egypt Stabbed to Death

The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Alexandria has declared a priest who was stabbed to death on April 7 a martyr, while Egypt’s most influential Islamic institution condemned the attack.

Egypt's Claim of Killing Suspected Executioners of Christian Suspicious

Egypt's Claim of Killing Suspected Executioners of Christian Suspicious

The Egyptian Interior Ministry claimed, one day after Islamic terrorists released a video showing the execution of a 62-year-old Christian grandfather, that police had killed three of the suspects in the killing.

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