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Islamists attacked a village after reports that Christians intended to build a church

Church says homes were ransacked and torched after rumours of an affair between a Muslim and a Christian

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Pope Francis sends message to Coptic Pope Tawadros II to mark ‘day of friendship’

Bishop Angaelos, the general bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the UK, has released a statement following murder of Christians in Libya

Bishop Antonios Aziz Mina of Giza echoed Pope Francis by hailing the 21 Coptic Christians killed by ISIS as martyrs

Mass offered at the Vatican for Egyptian Copts killed by ISIS in Libya

Egypt bomb ISIS targets in Libya

Two waves of air strikes targeted training camps and weapon storage areas

Gerard Russell’s new book poses the question, what can we learn from the variety of religious beliefs found in the Middle East?