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The Salvation Army is helping thousands of people hit by the strongest earthquake Ecuador has faced in decades. At least 77 people have died and more than 570 are injured in the magnitude-7.8 quake, ...

The editor of RELEVANT, an American website and magazine aimed at young Christians, has decided to withdraw from his role for "an extended period" while he learns more about race and equalit...

A Christian charity is warning that more needs to be done to help displaced refugees around the world, ahead of the World Humanitarian Summit in Turkey.  An unprecedented summit to revamp humani...

Japan has said its negotiations to free a Christian journalist being held captive by Islamic State are "deadlocked" and that the situation is highly unpredictab Militants have threated to kill Japane...

The Anglican Bishop of Egypt has asked believers to pray Christians there would have no fear as they celebrate Jesus' resurrection on Easter Day. Dr Mouneer Anis is speaking as Coptic and other Chris...

Egypt has extended its state of emergency for another three months. The government declared a state of emergency after an Islamic State affiliate bombed two Coptic churches in April 2017, killing at ...

President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has extended a state of emergency in Egypt for another three months. The decree said the armed forces and police should take all necessary measures "to confront the th...

Dozens of militants killed in Egypt were plotting attacks against Christian churches, the country's government has claimed. According to the interior ministry, they also planned to target government ...

New churches in Egypt will be required to ask for permission before they can be built, under a new law agreed by the Egyptian parliament. The highly disputed legislation will make it more difficult t...

The Egyptian president has stressed his commitment to ensuring Muslims and Christians are treated equally under the law, amid a spate of murders of Coptic belie According to Fides, President Abdel Fa...

Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has promised to bring a gang of Muslims to justice for an attack on seven Christian homes. The properties were set ablaze by the group amid rumours a Christia...

The AFP news agency is reporting that Egypt's interior ministry said it had identified the suicide bomber behind a deadly attack at the weekend outside a church The ministry said Mahmud Hassan Mubara...

An Egyptian court has sentenced to death a man who was convicted of murdering a Coptic priest last year. Fr Samaan Shehta, 40, died in hospital after he was struck on the head with a cleaver in a poo...

Egypt has heightened its security efforts in anticipation of Pope Francis' visit to Cairo on Friday. An official told the Associated Press this week that security forces will search for explosives ar...

Churches in Egypt have suspended conferences and trips for three weeks following a warning from security services of potential further terror attacks. Coptic and Evangelical congregations in the coun...

Amnesty International visited sites of sectarian violence in Al-Minya, Fayoum and Greater Cairo to gather evidence from eyewitnesses, local officials and religi Egyptian authorities are being accused...

Egypt's Coptic Church leader has cancelled an upcoming meeting with the Christian US Vice President in protest to Washington declaring Jerusalem as Israel' The move by Pope Tawadros II came afte...

The head of Egypt's Coptic Church has announced he's closing his Facebook account to make better use of his time. Pope Tawadros II told state-run Mena news agency: "Time is the most precious gift God...

Members of President Trump's evangelical advisory board have met with Egypt's president to discuss his administration's commitment to religious freedom for all Christian author Joel Rosenberg organi...

Egypt's president has ordered the government to "take all necessary measures" to help resettle hundreds of Christians fleeing North Sinai after a recent spate o Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met other politic...