Christian Returned From Iraq Only to Be Kidnapped by ISIS

An ISIS-affiliated group kidnapped a Coptic Christian man traveling in a communal taxi from Ismailia Governorate to Al-Arish, the capital of North Sinai Governorate, northeast of Cairo, his family told The Tablet.

New ISIS Attack on Egyptian Copts Mirrors Previous Strike

On the same road and with the same style of last year’s attack, members of ISIS killed seven Coptic Christians Nov. 2 on a bus carrying worshippers returning from a visit to St. Samuel the Confessor Monastery in El Minya Governorate.

Egyptian Copts Called ‘Infidels,’ Harassed For Attending Church

Last week, two churches in Egypt were subject to demonstrations by Muslim hardliners who prevented Coptic Christians from worshiping, claiming the churches are unlicensed. In a third incident, a police officer broke onto a church and screamed at the worshippers “Infidels … you are all infidels.”

Life in Egypt for a Christian Woman: ‘Easy Prey’

To be a woman in a country where most of her people see women as a disgrace, and at best look at her from a sexual point of view, it is a heavy burden, but even worse when you are a Christian woman. It is hell!

K of C Study Calls for Action Against Terrorists

The Knights of Columbus and In Defense of Christians contend that Christians in Libya, Iraq and Syria are victims of genocide carried out by the Islamic State (ISIS) in a new report. It argues that the case for genocide exists and called on Secretary of State John Kerry to make such a declaration and to include Christians in it.