Egypt

Thumbnail anti christian slogan in saint cyril church in cairo egypt credit aid to the church in need cna 5 21 15 13 planning attacks on Christians arrested in Egypt

Cairo, Egypt, Apr 20, 2017 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Egyptian police on Sunday arrested 13 people who were planning attacks against Christians...

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Thumbnail pope francis waves to pilgrims during his may 3 2017 general audience in st peters square credit lucia ballester cna After visit, Pope Francis says Egypt is a 'sign of hope'

Vatican City, May 3, 2017 / 04:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday Pope Francis recalled his recent visit to Egypt, saying that given its rich...

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Thumbnail pope francis at the general audience in st peter square feb 22 2017 credit losservatore romano 3 cna Ahead of trip, Pope Francis sends message of joy to Egypt

Vatican City, Apr 25, 2017 / 05:25 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis expressed his joy for his upcoming trip to Cairo in a video message, saying he...

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A few weeks back I woke up one morning to the news that 200 U.S. troops were participating in war games with the Egyptian army. My immediate,...

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Thumbnail coptic orthodox cathedral abbasyia cairo 1 Attack on Cairo's Coptic Orthodox cathedral kills 25

Cairo, Egypt, Dec 11, 2016 / 02:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- At least 25 persons were killed Sunday when a bomb exploded at a chapel attached to St....

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Thumbnail popedanielcna2016 Despite deadly attacks, Pope Francis will still go to Egypt

Vatican City, Apr 10, 2017 / 09:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican confirmed Monday that Pope Francis' trip to Egypt at the end of the month will...

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Thumbnail candles credit unsplash 3 cna Dozens of Egyptian Christians killed in bus attack (Updated)

Cairo, Egypt, May 26, 2017 / 09:56 am (CNA/EWTN News).- An attack on a bus carrying Christian pilgrims in Egypt on Friday killed at least 28...

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Thumbnail st marks coptic cathedral cairo credit dereje shutterstock cna Egyptian cathedral restored after December bombing

Cairo, Egypt, Jan 5, 2017 / 06:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Egyptian army corps of engineers has completed the restoration of Saint Mark's Coptic...

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Thumbnail saint teresa church in assiut egypt credit aid to the church in need cna 8 20 13 2 Egyptian Christians feel safer, though Islamism still looms

While problems still exist, Christians in Egypt feel “much safer” under the presidency of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, a former military officer who...

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Cairo, Egypt, Apr 29, 2017 / 12:58 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As Pope Francis returns from his April 28-29 trip to Cairo, Egyptians of all faiths were...

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Thumbnail coptic church credit oleg shishkov shutterstock cna Egypt's Christians are being driven out – will the world notice?

Cairo, Egypt, Mar 2, 2017 / 03:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A spike in attacks on Coptic Christians in Egypt, spurred by a video threat from ISIS, has...

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Thumbnail coptic church credit oleg shishkov shutterstock cna Egypt's Christians to hold restrained Easter services in light of attacks

Minya, Egypt, Apr 12, 2017 / 03:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After two bomb attacks on worshippers at Coptic Orthodox churches on Sunday, the Coptic...

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Thumbnail st catherines monastery credit daniel kakiuthi via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna Fears rise in Egypt after ISIS attack near ancient monastery

Cairo, Egypt, Apr 19, 2017 / 04:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Gunmen attacked a police checkpoint near an historic Orthodox Christian monastery in Egypt,...

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Thumbnail prayer vigil matt hadro cna For Coptic Christians, threat of martyrdom is part of daily life

The brutal murder of 21 Coptic Christians in Libya at the hands of ISIS last week is shining a light on the reality faced by many of Egypt’s...

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Thumbnail egypt coptic terror victims Francis faces high-wire act in Egypt, and not just on Islam

From the outside, the defining high-wire act Pope Francis would seem to face on his April 28-29 outing to Egypt is the Christian/Muslim...

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Thumbnail pope francis with pope tawadros ii of alexandria in cairo egypt on april 28 2017 credit losservatore romano 2 cna Full text of joint statement by Pope Francis and Tawadros II

Cairo, Egypt, Apr 28, 2017 / 12:56 pm (Church Pop).- During his two-day trip to Egypt, Pope Francis  met with Coptic Orthodox Patriarch Tawadros...

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Thumbnail pope francis egypt presser Full text of Pope Francis' in-flight presser from Egypt

Vatican City, Apr 29, 2017 / 03:41 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In his conversation with journalists on the way back from Egypt, Pope Francis touched on an...

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Thumbnail prayer candles credit grey world via flickr cc by 20 cna Global bishops unite in prayer following Egypt church bombings

Washington D.C., Apr 10, 2017 / 11:38 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Following the murder of Christians in Egypt through two bombings during Palm Sunday...

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