Christians Face New Threats in Egypt

Christians Face New Threats in Egypt

In the last eight months more than 100 Coptic Christians have been killed in attacks on church groups and individuals. 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, as reported by Middle East Concern. Representatives of the Coptic Orthodox Church, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference and the Presidency of Protestant Churches in...

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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 Tortured and Killed in Egypt

Christians Tortured and Killed in Egypt

“God gave the orders to kill every infidel . . .” A CFI coworker in Egypt reports that two Christians, a father and son, were killed on February 22, 2017. Their bodies were found dumped on a roadside in Arish, Egypt. Incidents such as this have become all too common in Egypt since the Muslim Brotherhood became a prevalent influence in the country. Saad Hana, 65, was shot dead while his son Medhat, 45, was abducted, tortured, and burned alive....

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Bomb Blast in a Coptic Church in Cairo Kills 25 & Injures More Than 60.

Bomb Blast in a Coptic Church in Cairo Kills 25 & Injures More Than 60.

A CALL TO PRAYER: On Sunday morning, December 11, at about 9:50 am, a bomb containing about 12 kg of the explosive TNT had detonated in St Peter and St Paul Coptic Orthodox church which was built in 1900 adjoining St. Mark’s Cathedral in Abbasiya district of Cairo city. The blast took place during the Sunday morning mass in the church while it was about to end, amid the rear pews on the right side of the church. The bomb blast resulted in...

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