Egypt legalised 156 churches and service buildings on Tuesday, 5 March. The total number of approved Christian churches in Egypt is now 783.
For many of us the Christmas celebrations have long-ended, but for many Christians around the world, Christmas just took place.
Marqos and his family lived in a small coastal city in Egypt.
Christians in Egypt suffered from a second bus attack in under two years on the same desert road to a monastery in Minya, south of Cairo.
In Egypt, Christians are seeking your prayers. But what they’re asking you to pray may not be what you expect. In this country, which ranks 17 on the World Watch List, the church is praying a bold prayer.