Coptic Priest: Islamic Law Trumps Egyptian Law in Case of Martyr’s Church

According to the local priest and Coptic spokesman, last Friday’s assault on a proposed Coptic Christian church proposed to be built, with President Sisi’s permission, to honor the 21 Coptic Christians who were slaughtered by the Islamic State in Libya, was all too typical and a reminder that Islamic sharia sentiment continues to trump the sovereignty of the Egyptian state.  During an interview he said:

 

Advocacy in Action

Coptic Solidarity is continuously engaged in advocacy on behalf of Copts and other religious minorities in the region, although some of our efforts are conducted behind the scenes.

 

Islam’s Improbable Reformer: Sisi Interviewed by WSJ

Egypt’s president Al-Sisi was interviewed by Bret Stephens, the ‘Global View’ columnist of The Wall Street Journal.

Excerpts:

  • “We are keen on a strategic relationship with the U.S. above everything else (..) and we will never turn our backs on you—even if you turn your backs on us.”

 

Senator Dianne Feinstein: We Must Confront ISIL

Coptic Solidarity issued an action alert on Feb. 22, asking its members and supporters to ensure Congress speaks out for the 21 Coptic Martyrs and leads efforts to condemn Islamic Terrorism. They were urged to send a message asking their US Legislators to enter a statement into the Congressional Record!

Muslim Strength Decides if Christian Churches Stand or Fall

A video recording made on December 14, 2013 of Dr. Yusuf al-Burhami, a leading cleric in Egypt’s Salafi movement, was recently publicized on Arabic media due to its controversial nature.

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Coptic Solidarity 2015 Conference

The Annual Conference was held in Washington, D.C. on June 11-13, 2015.

 

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