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Why This Coptic Christian Bishop Is Willing To Forgive ISIS

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 02.21.2015 | Religion

A Coptic bishop says he is willing to forgive the Islamic State affiliates who boasted of brutally killing 21 of his fellow Egyptian Christians in Lib...

Egypt Vows Revenge After Islamic State Kills 21 Egyptians Christians In Libya

Reuters | Ahmed Tolba & Michael Georgy | Posted 02.15.2015 | World

CAIRO, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Islamic State released a video on Sunday that appeared to show the beheadings of 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya and Preside...

Egypt's Young Coptic Christians Fight For Civil Rights

Religion News Service | Monique El-Faizy | Posted 03.06.2014 | Religion

CAIRO, Egypt (RNS) A group of Christian youth activists that came together in the tumultuous aftermath of the Egyptian revolution is looking to the fu...

A Precarious Christmas

James Zogby | Posted 02.20.2014 | World
James Zogby

This year, as Arab Christians gather to celebrate the birth of Jesus, the promised "peace on earth, good will to men" will appear, at best, as a remote dream.

WATCH: Persecuted Coptic Christians Speak

Posted 11.22.2011 | Religion

Egyptians don't have it easy. But Copts, the Christian minority in Egypt, have it worse. In the last month, Coptic Christians were attacked while marc...

Getting Away With It: Egypt's Religious Minorities Need The Rule Of Law

Kurt J. Werthmuller | Posted 01.17.2012 | Religion
Kurt J. Werthmuller

It is still unclear how Egyptian legislation under increasingly Islamist influence might treat the Copts and other religious minorities, but it is an increasingly grim outlook.