Urgent Call to Prayer: Christian Woman Kidnapped in Egypt

Urgent Call to Prayer: Christian Woman Kidnapped in Egypt

By CFI Field Staff in Cairo, Egypt Background: Nermin Mamdouh Mahrous, 21, is an Egyptian Christian woman in her third year at Beni Suef University, in the city of Beni Suef, Egypt. On May 16, 2017, Nermeen disappeared under mysterious circumstances. Exclusive Interview with Nermeen’s Brother Her brother, Melad, recently told CFI the following: “On Tuesday morning, May 16, at 6:10 am my sister Nermeen got out from our house to go to St. Mary...

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Exclusive Eyewitness Report

Exclusive Eyewitness Report

Help Christians in Egypt Please pray for the Persecuted Church in Egypt. CFI is working to help the wounded. Gifts of any amount are needed. Christians in Egypt suffered two deadly suicide bombings on Palm Sunday, killing 46 people and injuring more than 100 others. ISIS said it sent suicide bombers to the two churches, one in Alexandria and one in Tanta. (Pictured is St. George’s Cathedral in Tanta). Egypt’s Christian minority...

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Christians Under Attack in Egypt

Christians Under Attack in Egypt

The following report is exclusive to CFI from direct sources. CAIRO, EGYPT – In recent weeks, open persecution of minority Christians in Egypt has increased alarmingly. Muslims are making it known that the practice of Christianity will not be tolerated. In two separate incidents in Minya province, large violent mobs attacked and destroyed Christian homes and properties simply on the rumor that they were to be used as churches. On Thursday, June...

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Pray for Christian Boy Kidnapped in Egypt

Pray for Christian Boy Kidnapped in Egypt

By CFI Field Staff, Egypt CAIRO, EGYPT — On Saturday, February 13, Mina Samir, a five-year old Christian boy from the village of Youssef El-Seddik, Fayoum Governorate, Egypt, was kidnapped by Muslims while he was playing in the front of his home. After the kidnappers took him, they contacted his father demanding a ransom of 500 thousand Egyptian pounds in exchange for his return. On Sunday, February 14, Mina’s father headed to...

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Beheadings of New Jersey Christians Suggest Persecution in the U.S.

Beheadings of New Jersey Christians Suggest Persecution in the U.S.

In February 2013, Yusuf Ibrahim was arrested for double murder in Jersey City, New Jersey. But the murders were not just any murders. Ibrahim’s victims, 25-year-old Hanny Tawadros and 27-year-old Amgad Konds, were Coptic Christians from Egypt. The bodies of both men had been found with their heads and hands severed; their remains discovered in the backyard of a home in Buena Vista, New Jersey. And their murderer, Indiana native and fellow...

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