Tag: Egyptian Christians

‘Multitude’ of Egyptians coming to Christ despite persecution from Muslim extremists
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‘Multitude’ of Egyptians coming to Christ despite persecution from Muslim extremists

Originally published in The Gospel Herald Despite continued persecution from Muslim extremists, Christians in Egypt remain unwavering in their faith, compelling a “multitude” to come to Christ, church leaders have revealed. The Rev Sameh Hanna, associate pastor at the Evangelical Church in Cairo, told Premier on Monday that the “mood […]

The Christian vote in Egypt’s elections
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The Christian vote in Egypt’s elections

Sisi’s victory: A step forward in protecting Egypt’s Christians? By Todd Daniels and ICC’s Egypt Representative Egyptians have cast their votes in the first presidential election since the removal of Islamist president Mohammed Morsi. As preliminary results come in, it appears that Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has received more than 95 […]

Egypt’s Coptic Christians choose new pope
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Egypt’s Coptic Christians choose new pope

Originally published in Cisna News Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox church chose a new pope, Tawadros II, in a sumptuous service on Sunday November 5 and Christians hope he will lead them through an Islamist-dominated landscape and protect what is the Middle East’s biggest Christian community, according to Reuters. Christians, who make […]

“Terror” campaign to intimidate Christian voters in Egyptian elections
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“Terror” campaign to intimidate Christian voters in Egyptian elections

Originally published in barnabasaid Egyptian Christians are said to be victims of a “terror and intimidation” campaign intended to prevent them from voting for the Muslim Brotherhood’s rival in the presidential run-off. Many Christians voted for the secular former prime minister Ahmed Shafiq in the first round of the country’s […]