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Egypt: Masked Killers Gun Down Coptic Christian

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security officials say gunmen have shot dead a Christian man in the turbulent north of the Sinai Peninsula, the latest attack to target members of the country’s Christian minority.

Pope Francis addresses journalists during the traditional press confernce on his flight back to Rome following a two-day visit at Fatima in Portugal, on May 13, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / TIZIANA FABI (Photo credit should read TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Confounds Liberal Media, Refuses to Dis Trump

Despite an NBC journalist’s best efforts to trick the Pope into saying something negative about President Trump, Francis held his ground Saturday, saying he looked forward to hearing what the President has to say at their upcoming meeting.

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Eve Of Destruction: Middle East Christianity Doomed, Aid Group Warns

Middle East Christianity will disappear within a decade as its followers face utter annihilation at the hands of Islamic State (IS) terrorists, a Catholic aid group has warned. The alarming rate of decline in the Biblical heartlands means the religion could

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Cameron Urged: Act NOW to Stop Middle East Christian Genocide

David Cameron is under pressure to officially recognise the mass slaughter of Christians in the Middle East as “genocide”. A letter written by Lord Alton of Liverpool and Baroness Cox has called on the British Prime Minister to “urgently consider” the plight of Christian asylum seekers and

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Pew Research: Middle East Christian Population Dwindling

Christians living in the Middle East are facing a dire situation in which comparable circumstances have not been observed for over a millennia, a recent study by the Pew Research Center has found, Christianity Today reports. The outlet notes that Christian populations in the Middle East have dwindled from 14 percent to four percent.