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Egypt Must Secure Minority Rights before Celebrating Religious Freedom
Egypt Must Secure Minority Rights before Celebrating Religious Freedom

While Sisi has made some improvements, stating that Egypt has achieved some advanced level of religious freedom or pluralism is fantastical and premature.

A Close Look at Egypt’s Relentless Abuse of Coptic Christians
A Close Look at Egypt’s Relentless Abuse of Coptic Christians

For those of us who have followed the struggle of Egypt’s Coptic Christians, particularly during the presidency of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi, there’s been both good news and bad news.

Misunderstanding Copts in America: A Response to Candace Lukasik
Misunderstanding Copts in America: A Response to Candace Lukasik

Here lies the main problem with the article by Candace Lukasik: outside of its wrong claims, the article shows a clear lack of knowledge of anything resembling Coptic culture or history.

Narratives about Christians in Egypt
Narratives about Christians in Egypt

Matthew Anderson, an assistant teaching professor in Islamic studies at Georgetown University, spoke about Christians in Egypt during Providence’s Christianity…

Fight over Christmas Hints of Looming Coptic Schism
Fight over Christmas Hints of Looming Coptic Schism

For those worried about the Coptic Church’s future, the question is not that of a Christmas date or necessary adjustments for pastoral needs, but rather whether years from now we may look back at this decision as the first step in a painful schism that separates the Church in Egypt from its churches in the West, a separation of the daughter from the mother.

More Than a Game: Religious Persecution Endangers Egypt’s Future

Last spring, in the 53rd minute of a hotly contested soccer match between two of the most famous soccer clubs…

Coptic Scribe’s History Reveals Resistance and Oppression after Egypt’s Conquest: Review of Cromwell’s Recording Village Life

In AD 641, Muslim Arabs completed their conquest of Egypt, expelling the former Byzantine rulers. The native Christian Copts embarked on a grueling centuries-long struggle for survival.

Copts Ring Church Bells for Egyptian Muslims, in Christian Sympathy
Copts Ring Church Bells for Egyptian Muslims, in Christian Sympathy

In what is being called the largest terrorist attack in modern Egyptian history, over 300 people were killed at a village mosque. Coptic Christians, who have seen over 100 people killed under an ISIS vow, responded with condemnation and sympathy.

How Do Copts Endure Their Martyrdoms?
How Do Copts Endure Their Martyrdoms?

The Coptic Orthodox Church’s liturgy featuring daily readings from the Synaxarium about celebrated saints and martyrs encourage the faithful to suffer even unto death.

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