Inside the Coptic Church Bombings

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By Jerry Newcombe, D.Min. 4/19/17 As we all know, on Palm Sunday, two bombings at Coptic Churches in Egypt killed nearly 50 persons and injured 120 others.  I heard about two of my relatives-in-law, who were near enough to hear and feel the blast at St. Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria. Even though they had returned for a vacation in their native Alexandria and had even been married at St. Mark’s, they are thankful that they …

Insurgency Against Christians Underway in Egypt

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More unrest and violence in Egypt this weekend suggests an Islamist-led insurgency against Christians and the government may now be underway. An Islamist gunman riding on a motorcycle fired 15 shots at members of a wedding party as they left a Cairo church Sunday. “Everyone knows that every Sunday there is a wedding in the church,” a witness said. “There was a lot of traffic outside the church when a motorbike and a car approached …

Muslim Brotherhood Supporters Threaten Christians against Protesting

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Pray for the Christians in Egypt, they are still under constant attack Raymond Ibrahim/Front Page Magazine Hours before the June 30 protests against Egyptian president Muhammad Morsi and his party, the Muslim Brotherhood, began, the nation’s Christians were, once again, singled out for behaving like citizens who have the right to participate in the protests. In Minya, Upper Egypt, where millions of Christians live, letters addressed to the Copts threatened them not to join the protests, otherwise …