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Attacks on Christians in Egypt raise alarms

Attacks on Coptic Christians in Egypt raise alarms.

  • Egypt’s Coptic Pope Tawadros II swings an incense-filled thurable as he leads a Mass to honor Egyptian Coptic Christians killed by Islamic State militants in Libya on Feb. 17, 2015, at Saint-Mark’s Coptic Cathedral in Cairo’s al-Abbassiya district.
  • Christians currently need a presidential decree to build a church, along with approval from the local Muslim community and security services.
  • Attacks on Christians in Egypt raise alarms
  • Church construction is a sensitive issue in Egypt, and some say it could be behind the increase in attacks.
  • Egyptian Coptic Christians attend a Mass on July 24, 2016, in the rubble of a makeshift chapel that was torched a few months ago during clashes in the Egyptian village of Ismailia, south of Cairo.

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Residents in the southern Egyptian village of  Naj   al-Nassara  watched in horror as their beloved Archangel Mikhail Coptic Church burned to the ground.


Attacks on Christians in Egypt raise alarms

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