Egypt

One dead after Muslim mob attacks Christian priests in Egypt

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Published July 18, 2016
Sunday's attack came months after Christian families' homes were looted in Egypt's Minya province. Damage at one of the homes is seen here.
Sunday's attack came months after Christian families' homes were looted in Egypt's Minya province. Damage at one of the homes is seen here.
Christians in central Egypt gathered for protests and prayers Monday after officials said a Muslim mob attacked priests with knives and batons over a personal feud, leaving one person dead in the chaos.

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EGYPT – JESUS IS THE ONLY HOPE FOR 2016

The following is written by a Christian leader in Egypt.

The minds and hearts of many Egyptian Christians are looking forward with anticipation to the end of 2015 and the beginning of hopefully a better New Year.

Many Christian families are now discussing their plans to spend New Year’s Eve at church. It has been a tradition for many Christians in Egypt to reserve the last evening of the year to spend with the Lord in worship with other Christians. They celebrate God’s goodness and faithfulness experienced throughout the past year. The New Year’s Eve service has become the most attended church service of the entire year in almost every church in Egypt.

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Egypt: National Council for Human Rights says Muslim Brotherhood burned churches, Christian homes

Robert Spencer January 25, 2014


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The Brotherhood denies any involvement in the burning of churches, but the evidence is clear: Muslim Brotherhood supporters blamed Christians for the popular uprising that toppled the Morsi government, and terrorized them accordingly.
“NCHR: MB smuggled arms, took part in setting fire on churches,” from Egypt’s State Information Service, January 23 (thanks to The Religion of Peace):

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