iOS app Android app

Egyptian Christians

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

How Egypt Is Harming, Not Helping, The ISIS Fight | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 02.22.2015 | World

AL AOUR, Egypt -- Egypt's forceful response to the Islamic State's murder of Egyptian Christians in Libya this past weekend seemed to be a welcome add...

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...

We Pray for the Future

Safwat Marzouk, Ph.D. | Posted 10.16.2013 | Religion
Safwat Marzouk, Ph.D.

We pray for the Christian community to continue to embody the love, patience and meekness of Christ. We pray for the future so that these acts of violence would not create forms of terrorism or oppression.

Egypt's 'Christian Winter'

Brian C. Stiller | Posted 04.23.2013 | Religion
Brian C. Stiller

Egypt faces an exodus of its Christian population similar to other Middle Eastern states in the grips of Islamist governments. This will be tragic for Egypt.

Persecuted Egyptian Christians Say Christian Political Party Is Not Solution

Posted 02.10.2012 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Despite continuous attacks on Coptic Christians, a delegation of Egyptian Christian lead...

The Plight Of Christians In The Middle East

Fr. Peter-Michael Preble | Posted 04.01.2012 | Religion
Fr. Peter-Michael Preble

Tim Tebow made me think long and hard about how I live my Christian life, and how I should be living my Christian life. If that was Egypt or Syria or Iraq Tim Tebow would have been shot on the spot.

How To Save The Christians Of The Middle East

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

It is less and less disputable that we are in the presence of what can actually and accurately be termed mass persecution. Hard to imagine, since we are dealing with a religion that has long been dominant.

Pope Condemns 'Vile' Killing Outside Egyptian Church

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI denounced the "vile and murderous" New Year's Day killing of 21 Egypti...

When Jesus Comes, Everything Changes: An Advent Experience In Cairo

Lynne Hybels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Lynne Hybels

In the Garbage Village I found my Advent story. "When Jesus comes to a place, it changes the whole society," said Father Samaan, priest of the St. Simon Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo, Egypt. And so it does.