Christian women in Egypt are often targeted by extremists because they do not necessarily follow the Islamic dress code.
The holiday is public in Egypt and is celebrated today by all Christian denominations.
Egyptian woman: "I have the right to ask to be treated equally as my brothers.”
Muslims who convert to Christianity are viewed as apostates
A Christian woman, mother of three has disappeared near Cairo after the family says Islamists kidnapped her off the streets.
After Rami Malek another star with Coptic Christian roots has emerged from the Hollywood scene
An Egyptian Coptic Christian was murdered by a work colleague
Though the church had applied for legal status in September 2017, it has yet to receive official authorization.