‘We Never Fear Bombs or Death’: Church in Egypt Grows Despite Jihadist Threats


(Worthy News) – It was a year ago this week that twin suicide bombings struck two churches in killing 45 people.

On April 9, 2017, militants detonated the first bomb inside St. George’s in the northern city of Tanta while worshippers were celebrating Palm Sunday. A few hours later, a second bomb hit Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria. More than 125 people were injured in both attacks.

A year on, Egypt’s Coptic Christians know the threats against them are still very real.

The , also known as ISIS, claimed responsibility for both attacks. Despite the risks, Stephanous says the church in Egypt continues to grow. [ Source: CBN News (Read More…) ]

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