In troubled Egypt, Copts turn to beloved saint

MAR GIRGIS MONASTERY, Egypt (AP) – There was no mention of churches torched or Christians killed, but the prayer neatly written on a tiny piece of paper and placed atop an icon of St. George […]


Egypt to try 7 Copts, US pastor over Prophet film

CAIRO (AP) – Egypt’s general prosecutor has issued arrest warrants for seven Egyptian Coptic Christians and an American pastor and referred them to trial on charges linked to an anti-Islam film that’s blamed for riots […]


Q&A: Coptic Christians on film sparking protests

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The California man who made “Innocence of Muslims,” a film denigrating Islam and the Prophet Muhammad, is a Coptic Christian. The film has sparked protests in the Middle East and is […]



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