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#CopticLivesMatter Mourns 21 Christians ISIS Killed In Libya

The Huffington Post | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 02.21.2015 | Religion

After ISIS released a video on Sunday purporting to show the horrific execution of 21 Coptic Christians on the Libyan coast, prayers and condolences h...

Two Policemen Guarding Coptic Church In Egypt Killed By Gunmen

AP | MERRIT KENNEDY | Posted 01.06.2015 | Religion

CAIRO (AP) — Gunmen opened fire and killed two policemen guarding a Coptic church south of Cairo early on Tuesday, security officials said as the na...

How To Overcome Religious Factionalism

Religion News Service | Monique El-Faizy | Posted 10.05.2013 | Religion

CAIRO (RNS) After decades of polarization along religious lines, Christians and Muslims in Egypt are coming together to rally behind their flag. Th...

Holy Fire: Egyptian Christians Worship in Joy and Expectation

Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon

May people of faith around the world be inspired by the witness and faithfulness of Egyptian Christians. In thinking of Egypt, may we use the words from the statement of the Coptic Church as a prayer for peace:

As Islamists Take Over Towns In Egypt's South, Christians Fear For Future

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 11.06.2013 | World

DALGA, Egypt — The Coptic Orthodox priest would only talk to his visitor after hiding from the watchful eyes of the bearded Muslim outside, who ...

Egypt's Christians Face Violence After Morsi Ouster

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 07.11.2013 | World

CAIRO -- With a mob of Muslim extremists on their tail, the Christian businessman and his nephew climbed up on the roof and ran for their lives, jumpi...

Head Of Egyptian Coptic Church Tweets Support For Prostestors

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.02.2013 | Religion

The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt, Pope Tawadros II, tweeted his support Tuesday for the millions of people protesting in the streets of...

Quiet Funeral For Egyptian Soldiers Killed In Clashes

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 12.12.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's military rulers blamed Christian protesters and "enemies of the revolution" on Wednesday for triggering the clashes that left 26...

Egyptian Woman Whose Affair Is Blamed For Sectarian Violence Detained

AP | By MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 07.12.2011 | World

CAIRO -- A security official says the Christian woman whose affair with a Muslim sparked deadly sectarian clashes has been detained, facing charges in...

Egypt: Muslim, Christian, One Hand

Hoda Osman | Posted 07.09.2011 | World
Hoda Osman

I grew up in Cairo, where I had, and still have, close Christian friends. I can only imagine how Egyptian Christians feel right now. It is outrageous that they would feel threatened in their own country.

What Do Egypt's Christians Think?

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Egypt's Coptic Christians are divided over whether to back beleaguered President Hosni Mubarak, whose secular government gave them certain protections...

Egyptian Muslims Serve As Human Shields For Coptic Christmas Services

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Egypt's Muslim community followed through on their promise to support the country's embattled Christian population as they celebrated their Christmas ...

Egypt Restores Oldest Monastery In The World, Touts Religious Harmony

AP | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ZAAFARANA, Egypt — Egypt's chief archaeologist unveiled on Thursday an extensive renovation of the oldest monastery in the world, touting the wo...