How Coptic Christians are (or aren’t) counted is a politically charged question in Egypt.
Samuel TadrosMay 26, 2023
While Sisi has made some improvements, stating that Egypt has achieved some advanced level of religious freedom or pluralism is fantastical and premature.
Sara Salama & Steven HowardMarch 9, 2021
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.
Lela GilbertJanuary 26, 2021
Egypt boasts the largest population of Christians in the Near East and thus offers the best chance to protect and empower them. A successful model here can be duplicated elsewhere.
Robert NicholsonDecember 20, 2019
May Aladdin remind international society, and especially Christians, about their responsibility in the fight for a more plural and diverse Middle East.
Igor SabinoJune 21, 2019
Israel’s founding was at once a victory for justice, a triumph for freedom, and a crushing blow to antisemitism. It was a story of David against Goliath. But 70 years later, things are different. Israel isn’t David anymore.
Robert NicholsonMay 14, 2018
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.
Jayson CasperNovember 28, 2017
Every president faces a devil’s choice between stability and security on the one hand and our founding values on the other.
Joshua CayetanoAugust 17, 2017
Last weekend two bombings occurred during Palm Sunday services in two Coptic churches in Egypt. Here is what you should know about Coptic Christians, one of the world’s most persecuted religious groups.
Joe CarterApril 14, 2017