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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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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Special Report: Growing Christian Persecution in Egypt and Libya

Special Report:  Growing Christian Persecution in Egypt and Libya

  CFI Interviews families of abducted Christians: By CFI Field Staff in Cairo EGYPT — with a population of almost 90,000,000, Christians make up less than 10 percent of the population and are targeted for death and growing persecution from the Sunni Muslim majority who comprise over 90 percent of Egypt’s inhabitants.   Background: Egyptian President al-Sisi’s authoritarian style of government has to some extent restored the rule of law in...

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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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Three Reasons President Obama is Wrong

Three Reasons President Obama is Wrong

  Three Reasons President Obama is Wrong By Jim Jacobson, President, Christian Freedom International A war is raging. ISIS is systematically and methodically abducting and slaughtering Christians. Unless defeated, ISIS will continue to target and kill especially Christians and people of other faith besides the ISIS version of Islam. The recent abduction of dozens of Christians in Syria by ISIS, coupled with the beheadings of 21 Christians in...

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