Many Christian communities feel the societal tension about COVID and do not want to risk accusations of spreading the virus
Without actual data on the Christian presence in the country, Coptic Christians will not see proportional representation
The incident resulted in no casualties or damages to the church. The police identified the attacker and arrested him.
Rania Abd el-Messiah, an Egyptian Christian woman was kidnapped on the 23rd of April and apparently forced to convert to Islam.
Amid some controversial legal issues, Egyptian authorities have legalised the building of seventy places of worship.
The Council of Catholic Patriarchs and Bishops expressed “full solidarity" with the government against “such evil terrorism".
Based on her body language other Christians believe her conversion was compulsory.
The suspects were planning attacks on the country’s Coptic Christians during the Holy Week and Easter Sunday.