» 04/19/2017, 10.04
Sinai: Isis commando kills policeman near the monastery of St. Catherine
Gunmen attacked a checkpoint a few hundred meters from the place of worship. It is one of the most important Christian buildings Egypt. An agent killed and four others wounded. Man arrested on suspicion of involvement in the attacks on the churches on Palm Sunday.
10/04/2017 10:48:00 EGYPT - ISLAM
Attacks on Egypt’s churches, what really happened
The toll is of 43 dead and 114 wounded in the two attacks. A lot of the faithful want to bury the dead in the church's crypt. Daesh claims the attacks. The Muslim Brotherhood is complicit. President Al-Sisi declares a three-month state of emergency
10/04/2017 13:54:00 EGYPT - ISLAM
Egypt, Catholic Church spokesman: Attacks cast a shadow on Easter and the Pope's visit
Father Rafic Greiche emphasizes that terrorists "are stealing the joy of the feast." In spite of a climate of fear, yesterday churches across the country were packed with faithful. The government has declared a state of emergency. Need to strengthen intelligence work. He adds: Hard to know when, but "there will be more attacks."
13/04/2017 09:19:00 EGYPT
Egypt, suicide bomber who struck the church in Alexandria identified
The Interior Ministry reveals the name of attacker, discovered through DNA. Mahmoud Abdallah Hasan Mubarak, already known to the authorities and on a list of "suspects on the run". Continuing investigations to identify even the suicide bomber in Tanta. Coptic Orthodox, Catholics and Anglicans celebrate low key Easter in sign of mourning for the victims.
25/04/2017 17:21:00 EGYPT – VATICAN – ISLAM
Catholic patriarch of Alexandria: Pope Francis’s visit will mark a renewal of the Church in Egypt
Anba Ibrahim Isaac Sidrak describes his joy for Pope Francis’s visit and his uneasiness towards his country, hit by terrorism. He talks about the fraternal relations with Tawadros II and those with Al Azhar and President el-Sisi, as well as the renewal of the Church with new bodies, social tasks, and enhanced role for the lay men and women.
10/04/2017 19:44:00 ISLAM – EGYPT
Young Muslim on the blood of Palm Sunday
Yesterday was Black Sunday for Christians around the world. Since 2013 more than 40 Egyptian churches have been torched or damaged. Muhammad signed a pact with the Christians, the pledge of St Catherine. What happened in Egypt against Copts is purely ideological and political. Saudi Arabia has plans for the region.
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