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The Copts in Egypt's Counter Revolution: On Being Egyptian

Nelly van Doorn-Harder | Posted 10.01.2013 | Religion
Nelly van Doorn-Harder

There are many reasons for the Copts to resent Egypt for what has been done to them, yet their leaders unfailingly urge them to support their country.

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...

Coptic And Catholic Popes Meet At Vatican

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 07.10.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- Two popes prayed together Friday at the Vatican, one Catholic and one Orthodox, in a sign of improving ties following the election of ...

A Silver Lining To Egypt's Dark Cloud

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ahmed Rehab

An integral part of the story remains untold outside of Egypt: the strong response of everyday Egyptians -- Muslims and Copts.

Coptic Christians Are Neighbors

Abdul Malik Mujahid | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abdul Malik Mujahid

Too often, religion is misused as an instrument for division and injustice. This betrays the very ideals and teachings that lie at the heart of each of the world's great traditions.

Egyptian Christian Women Convert To Islam To Obtain Divorce

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

BAGHDAD — Al-Qaida's front group in Iraq has threatened more attacks on Christians after a siege on a Baghdad church that left 58 people dead, l...

Egypt's Christians Keep Tattoo Tradition

GlobalPost | Theodore May | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An Irishman, who asked to go only by Allen, arrived in Cairo four years ago to visit family here. He brought his tattoo equipment for fun but quickly ...

Middle East Christians Vie For Religious Freedom In Qatar, Egypt

Journalism Boot Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Journalism Boot Camp

The estimated 175,000 Christians in Qatar are cautiously building the foundation to practice their faith within this conservative country in the Muslim world.

Obama's Speech: Warm but Honest

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The president spoke to Arabs and Muslims from his own experiences and from his heart. Without conceding much and while being honest with his audience, he clearly won over the hearts and minds of many people that have so far rejected America.