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Islamic State Claims Attack on Egypt Police Checkpoint

The Islamic State extremist group has claimed responsibility for an attack on an Egyptian police checkpoint near the famed Saint Catherine’s Monastery in Sinai late Tuesday which authorities said killed one policeman and wounded four.

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Egypt Arrests Church Bombings Suspect

Egyptian police on Tuesday arrested a man wanted for alleged involvement in twin church bombings this month claimed by the Islamic State group, an official said.

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France: Anti-Christian Attacks Rise 245 Percent

While racist, anti-Muslim, and anti-Semitic attacks have seen a huge fall since 2008, those on Christian places of worship more than doubled in this period of time, France’s interior ministry reported last week.

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Egypt Mourns Slain Churchgoers as Blast Toll Rises

Grief-stricken mourners gathered in Cairo on Monday for the funeral of 24 people killed when a blast tore through a Coptic church, in the deadliest attack on Egypt’s Christian minority.

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Satanic Temple Proposes ‘After School Satan Club’ in Tacoma Public Schools

“We’ve contacted the Tacoma Public Schools District via email and letter announcing our intentions to start an After School Satan Club at Point Defiance Elementary, and have requested their Facility Use application so we may follow the correct procedures in applying,” says the Satanic Temple’s website.

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‘Islam or Die’ Reportedly Tagged on Texas Churches

San Antonio news outlets are reporting that two area churches were defaced by vandals. Identical graffiti on the structures reads: ‘No to wall’ and “Islam or Die” with an unknown symbol stenciled beneath.

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Charity Dismisses Muslim on Christian Violence in Migrant Camps

A charity has come out against accusations of persecution of Christians in migrant homes saying that religion had nothing to do with any attacks. The Workers’ Samaritan Federation, a charity which runs a migrant home in Berlin, has come out against

Father Nikodemus Schnabel, spokesperson of the Dormition Abbey, points towards anti-Christian graffiti in Hebrew, on the Church of the Dormition, one of Jerusalem's leading pilgrimage sites, outside of the Old City of Jerusalem, on January 17, 2016

Three Teens Charged Over Graffiti at Jerusalem Church

Israeli prosecutors pressed charges on Sunday against three Jewish teenagers for allegedly scrawling anti-Christian graffiti on some of Christianity’s holiest sites in Jerusalem, the justice ministry said. Two are suspected of writing sectarian slogans on January 16 in the Via