Egypt Jails 130 Christians, Including Children, Missionaries Say

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By BosNewsLife Africa and Middle East Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Some 130 Christian worshipers, including children, remain imprisoned in Egypt, a month after some 2,000 security forces attacked their church under re-construction, killing several people, American and local missionaries told BosNewsLife Friday, December 24.

Egypt Angry Over Reports On Kidnapped Refugees

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By BosNewsLife Middle East with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt said Saturday, December 11, it had no information on reports that hundreds of Eritrean and other African hostages, including Christians, are being held by people traffickers in the Sinai Desert.

Egypt’s ‘Pope’ Bans Worship Service After Sectarian Clashes

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CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- A tense calm returned Tuesday, November 25, to a suburb of Cairo after Coptic Pope Shenuda III banned Egyptian Christians from praying in a church-owned building there following clashes with Muslims, the latest in a series of sectarian clashes.

BREAKING NEWS: Future Christians Uncertain As Egypt’s Mubarak Resigns (UPDATE)

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>President Obama Speaks Of "History Taking Place" >Churches Expect Change To Constitution >Army Now In Power By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Amid the largest protests in his three decades rule, Egypt's embattled President Hosni Mubarak resigned Friday, February 11, but the future of the country's Christian minority remained uncertain as there was concern about the growing influence of Islamic hardliners in this mainly Muslim nation.

US Copts Protest Anti-Christian Violence in Egypt

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By BosNewsLife News Center 0818-copt-dc-0035WASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Coptic Christians in the United States will protest against an "increase" in Islamic attacks against Egypt's Christian minority and the "refusal" by authorities to halt the violence, organizers said Monday, December 14.

NEWS ALERT: Over Dozen Christians Killed As Chaos Rages In Egypt

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By BosNewsLife Middle East and Africa Services CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- More than a dozen Christians have been killed in Egypt after security forces withdrew from key areas and rioters attacked Christian homes and churches, Christians missionaries said Wednesday, February 2.

Egypt Christian Mother Wins Custody Of Twins; Loses Religious Battle

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service twins1-150x1501CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian mother has won custody of her twins but Egypt's highest court ruled they can not be recognized as Christians, trial observers said in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Thursday, June 25.

Detained Coptic Blogger Forced To Convert To Islam

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service haninazeer-11CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- A Coptic Christian blogger, who has been detained for over a year in Egypt after criticizing authorities, is "being pressured" by violent prison authorities to convert to Islam in exchange for his freedom, attorneys and rights activists said.

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