Rights Group Condemns Church Bombing in Egypt

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has also promised to "track down" the perpetrators of a deadly explosion at Cairo's main Coptic Orthodox cathedral which has killed dozens.

  • Egypt:   Deadly Bombing At Coptic Cathedral

    HRW, 12 December 2016

    The horrific bombing that killed worshippers at Cairo's main Coptic Orthodox cathedral compound on December 11, 2016, is the latest attack targeting Egypt's Coptic Christian… Read more »

An Egyptian Coptic Christian Church.

  • Egypt:   Dozens Killed in Attack on Cairo Church

    UN News, 11 December 2016

    Strongly condemning today's terrorist attack at the St. Peter's Church attached to St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, the United Nations Security… Read more »

  • Egypt:   Deadly Explosion Hits Church

    Aswat Masriya, 11 December 2016

    At least 22 were killed and 35 others injured in an explosion in the vicinity of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral of Abbasiya on Sunday morning, state television reported. Read more »

  • Egypt:   Church Bombing Hurt All Egyptians, Pope Tawadros Says

    Aswat Masriya, 12 December 2016

    Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II said that the St. Peter Church bombing that killed 23 people and left tens injured hurt all Egyptians, after funeral prayers for the… Read more »


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