28 – 29 April 2017 Pope Francis visited Egypt

His visit brought hope, peace and a renewed dialogue between Christians and Muslims.

Christian communities are often discriminated and even persecuted by extremists groups in Egypt. Just a month after the Papal visit, an attack on a bus carrying Coptic pilgrims to a remote desert monastery has left 29 dead and 24 wounded.

The Holy Father asks us to pray that the Lord “may welcome these courageous witnesses, these martyrs, in His peace and convert the hearts of the terrorists”.

28 – 29 April 2017 Pope Francis visited Egypt

His visit brought hope, peace and a renewed dialogue between Christians and Muslims.

Christian communities are often discriminated and even persecuted by extremists groups in Egypt. Just a month after the Papal visit, an attack on a bus carrying Coptic pilgrims to a remote desert monastery has left 29 dead and 24 wounded.

The Holy Father asks us to pray that the Lord “may welcome these courageous witnesses, these martyrs, in His peace and convert the hearts of the terrorists”.

“The visit of His Holiness presents a huge importance for our faithful people, evermore, for the Egyptian community with all its different groups”

Father Hani Bakhoum Kiroulos, Vice President of the coordinating committee.

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CHRISTIANS IN EGYPT BETWEEN HOPE AND FEAR

Religious Freedom Report

EGYPT REPORT

NATURE OF PERSECUTION: Discrimination

AREA

1,000,000 km²

POPULATION

83,900,000

POLITICAL SYSTEM

Autocracy

MAJOR LANGUAGES

Arabic

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