Coptic priests stand near the coffins of victims of the blast at the Coptic Christian Saint Mark's church in Alexandria the previous day during a funeral procession at the Monastery of Marmina in the city of Borg El-Arab, east of the northern port city on April 10, 2017. Egypt prepared …

Al Azhar Cleric Charged for Allegedly Opposing Execution of Murderers of Christians

TEL AVIV — Egypt’s chairman of the Administrative Prosecution Authority has decided to bring charges against cleric from Al Azhar University, the most important religious institution in the Sunni world, for allegedly saying in one of his classes that the state can’t execute those accused of murdering Coptic Christian civilians.

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Oxford College Bans Christian Group to Make Freshers’ Fair a ‘Secular Space’

Senior members of Balliol College’s student body committee banned a Christian group from attending the Oxford college’s freshers’ fair after claiming it could lead to “potential for harm to freshers” because Christianity was ‘damaging’ and ‘an excuse for homophobia and neo-Colonialism’.

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Displaced Coptic Christians Say Egypt Ignoring Their Plight

Amid growing concern regarding the Islamic State terror group’s increased targeting of Christians in Egypt, displaced Coptic Christians in the country’s northern Sinai claim the Egyptian government is neglecting their plight.

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EXCLUSIVE – Egyptian Christian: We Feel Like Second Class Citizens

The Egyptian media has been full of reports of violence against and harassment of Christians all across the country. In May, a Muslim mob attacked Christian-owned houses and stripped an elderly Christian woman and paraded on the streets of the village.

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Christians Live in Fear, Hide Faith In Migrant Camps

Christians in migrant camps in Germany say they are forced to hide their faith from Muslim migrants who threaten and abuse them. A migrant known as ‘Dena Kasravi’ from Iran fled to Germany to escape persecution for her Christian beliefs. After