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Coptic Christian Woman Violently Attacked by Radical Muslim Man in Egypt

Coptic Christian Woman Violently Attacked by Radical Muslim Man in Egypt

A “radical Muslim” man reportedly tried to murder a Coptic Christian woman in Egypt last month.

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.

Christian Businessman Is Executed by ISIS in Egypt

Christian Businessman Is Executed by ISIS in Egypt

According to new reports, a businessman from Egypt was kidnapped and executed by the Islamic State. The man was a Coptic Christian.

Archaeologists Uncover Traces of Fifth Century Christian Monastery in Egypt

Archaeologists Uncover Traces of Fifth Century Christian Monastery in Egypt

French-Norwegian archeologists have reportedly uncovered remains of an ancient Christian monastery in Egypt.

Militant Islamists Attack Christian Community over Facebook Post

Militant Islamists Attack Christian Community over Facebook Post

A group of militant Islamist citizens reportedly stormed and destroyed a Coptic Christian community in Egypt over a Facebook post that was critical of Islam. 

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