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Egypt, 15 years in prison for mother and seven children, converts to Christianity
The case concerns Nadia Mohamed Ali, a mother of eight children, born Christian, but converted to Islam to marry her husband. After his death, she decides to return to her original religion with her children. The authorities accuse her of having changed names on documents to skip procedure.
Egypt: Christians registered as Muslims can change their status
Egyptian Supreme Court ruling handed down. Words "ex Muslim" may be removed from documents, because of discrimination. Spokesman for the Egyptian Catholic Church: "Results will only be seen with the real application of the law."
11/12/2016 13:54:00 EGYPT
Terrorist attack near the Coptic cathedral in Cairo. At least 25 dead and dozens wounded
The explosion took place in St Peter's Church, during the liturgy. A witness: Bodies and blood, as well as destruction. No claim for the moment.
30/12/2016 10:28:00 EGYPT-US
Government and Christians against US interference in Church reconstruction
US Congress discusses a law authorizing the supervision of the work of reconstruction of churches and buildings destroyed by Islamic extremists. 84 in total from 2013 to the present. Cairo authorities and Christian groups call the norm illegitimate form of interference. Fr. Greiche: Where was the United States when the Muslim Brotherhood burned the churches?
Nag Hamadi: armed commando attacks Coptic Christians, seven dead and three wounded
The incident happened at midnight last night, after Christmas Mass which the Coptic Church celebrates Christmas on January 7. The attack was revenge for an alleged case of sexual assault against a twelve year old, which occurred last November.
Crowd of 3 thousand Muslims attack a Coptic Christian community, 25 injured
Faithful were gathered in prayer when attack occurred. There were four priests, one deacon and 400 parishioners in the building, women and children also targeted. Fundamentalists fury, egged on by the imam, unleashed by the rumour that the Christians are building a new church. In reality it is a hospice.
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