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Attack on Christians in Egypt kills 28, including children

CAIRO — Masked assailants attacked a bus carrying Coptic Orthodox Christians on the way to St. Samuel Monastery in southern Egypt, killing at least...

Faith means loving others to the extreme, pope tells Egypt’s Catholics

Catholic News Service CAIRO — The only kind of fanaticism that is acceptable to God is being fanatical about loving and helping others, Pope Francis...

Pope, Coptic patriarch honor martyrs, agree on baptism

Catholic News Service CAIRO — Placing flowers, lighting a candle and praying at the site where dozens of Coptic Orthodox Christians were killed by an...

Church bombings in Egypt won’t stop pope’s April 28-29 visit, says...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Despite recent and repeated terrorist attacks against Egypt's minority Christian communities, Pope Francis will not cancel his visit to...

Love Jesus in all who suffer, pope says on Palm Sunday

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Jesus does not ask that people only contemplate his image, but that they also recognize and love him concretely...

Pope Francis condemns deadly terrorist attack on Cairo cathedral

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis phoned Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria Dec. 12, expressing his prayers and condolences for the...

Pope meets with grand imam of Sunni Muslim university

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — After five years of tension and top-level silence, Pope Francis and the grand imam of one of the most...

Coptic Christians slain in Libya ‘whispered’ name of Jesus before death,...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The 21 Coptic Christians who were beheaded by Islamic State militants died as martyrs, invoking the name of Jesus,...

Coptic Catholic leader warns of Christian-Muslim rift in Egypt

FRIBOURG, Switzerland -- The patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt blamed Islamic fundamentalists for the increasing number of attacks on Christians and...

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