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The suspect apparently belonged to a terrorist cell funded by exiled Muslim Brotherhood leaders

President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi identified the bomber as 22-year-old Mahmoud Shafiq Mohammed

Francis called Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros to express his condolences after the Cairo cathedral attack

The bomb went off during Sunday Mass at a chapel adjacent to St Mark’s Cathedral

The attack is one of the deadliest against Egypt’s Christians in recent memory

A mob attacked Christian homes in Egypt merely because of a rumour that a church might be built

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

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A new law will make it easier for Christians to build churches in Egypt, Coptic Catholic spokesman says

Egypt’s state news agency says the attack took place at the Virgin Mary church in Cairo’s western suburb of Nozha