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Egyptian Christians

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.

"Futile" - Coptic Christians Withdraw From Egyptian Constitution Committee

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 06.02.2012 | Religion

CAIRO — Egypt's Coptic Church withdrew Monday from an Islamist-dominated committee to draft the nation's new constitution and a leading Christia...

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.

Hundreds March In Egypt To Mourn Slain Christians

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 01.11.2012 | Religion

CAIRO — Hundreds of Egyptians marched Friday through Cairo to commemorate 27 people killed last month in clashes with the military that triggere...

U.S. Copts Support Christians In Egypt

AP | By JEFF KAROUB | Posted 12.10.2011 | Religion

By JEFF KAROUB, Associated Press DETROIT -- Egyptian Christians living in the U.S. said Monday that they are horrified by violence that has erupted...

Egypt's Coptic Christians Under Siege

AP | By MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 12.10.2011 | Religion

By MAGGIE MICHAEL, Associated Press CAIRO -- Egypt's Coptic Christians have long felt like second-class citizens in their own country. Now many ...

Christians And Police Clash In Cairo

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 12.10.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's ruling military on Monday condemned a surge in deadly violence as an attempt to undermine the state, and warned it will act to s...

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.