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-Egypt: Islamists Kill Young Woman with Cross

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

           ( Muslim Brotherhood: Wikipedia) Here is my Christian persecution story for the week. Radical supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood, following Muslim prayer services on Friday March 28, pulled a young Christian women out of her car and killed her because she had a cross visibly hanging from her rear view mirror. Meanwhile the police […]

-Egypt: Coptic Pope Blasts US and European Response and Western Media’s Coverage of the Violence

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

                Pope Tawadros II Coptic Pope Tawadros II has issued a statement concerning the violence perpetrated by the Muslim Brotherhood throughout Egypt and condemning the responses of the Western governments including the US and the distorted coverage by the Western Media. From ASSIST News Service (ANS): …The Pope said the Church is on “the side […]

-Egypt: Incredible List of Churches and Christian Institutions Attacked This Week

Friday, August 16th, 2013

                (The Coptic Church: sweet mustache) Egypt is in the midst of chaotic conditions that cannot even be fathomed by those of us living in our confortable homes in the USA or the West. The Western media is dwelling on the battles between the military regime and the Muslim Brotherhood which has resulted in a […]

-Egypt: 10 Year Old Gunned Down leaving Sunday School

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

             (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Coptic Christians are being attacked and persecuted all over Egypt since the fall of President Morsi. The Muslim Brotherhood is blaming Christians for the regime change. There are literally dozens of stories every week about Christians being killed or injured and churches being damaged or burned in the country by Islamic […]

-Egypt: Coptic Church Leader Calls for Three Days of Prayer

Friday, July 12th, 2013

          (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Although our media does not keep us up on everything that is happening in Egypt, from what I read from European sources the Coptic Christian community is under assault in many places throughout the country. A Coptic church leader has called for 3 days of prayer seeking peace and reconciliation in […]

-2013 Annual Report: U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

                          (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The USCIRF 2013 annual report on religious freedom is out. Here’s a link to the 400 page analysis with a detailed ‘blow by blow’ country by country summary of violations in the past year. The 15 worst countries when it comes to intolerance and religious persecution are: Burma, China, Egypt, Eritrea, […]

-What Most Christians Do Not Get About the Recent Attack on St. Mark’s Cathedral in Cairo

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

On April 7, Christian mourners at St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo were attacked by a mob of Muslims which resulted in 2 dead and 90 injured Coptic Christians. Arrests were made at the time but it was Christians who were taken into custody and not Muslims. In fact the police seem to actually […]

-Egypt: 6 Christians Killed & 90 Injured In Muslim Attacks

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Over the weekend radical Muslims attacked Coptic Christians in two related incidents and the tally was 6 dead and over 90 injured in the worst sectarian violence since the election of president Morsi. In the first incident a Muslim cleric called for attacks upon local Christians on Friday that resulted in 4 deaths.  From an […]

-Libya: 48 More Christians Arrested for ‘Proselytizing’

Friday, March 1st, 2013

            (Coptic cross: Wikipedia) We recently posted about 4 Christians who were arrested and facing a possible death sentence for proselytizing. Now 48 more Christians have been arrested in Libya bringing the total to around 100. From the Blaze: It is no surprise that violence against Christians in Islamic has been growing exponentially, with countries […]

-The Radicalization of Egypt: Coptic Churches Torched

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

                 (President Mohamed Morsi: EEAS) The Coptic Christians in Egypt make up roughly 10% of the population. Under the old dictator Mubarak the churches and the people were substantially protected. However no one could ever say that the conditions were equal or ideal for Christians in the country. Nevertheless, Christians and Muslims have lived in […]