Slaughter in Egypt: bomb kills Coptic Christians at mass

Another deadly attack on Christians, this time in Egypt, as they attended mass on New Year’s Day. Details, from the AP: A powerful bomb, possibly from a suicide attacker, exploded in front of a Coptic Christian church as a crowd of worshippers emerged from a New Years Mass early Saturday, killing at least 21 people [Read More...]

Shock: deacons killed in Sinai

The men were Orthodox deacons, reportedly seeking to help refugees. From Christian Today: Fears for hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers being held captive in the Sinai Desert have intensified amid reports of the murder of two deacons. Christian Solidarity Worldwide heard of the killings in a report from Italian human rights group Agenzia Habeshia. [Read More...]