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رحيل الأنبا إبيفانيوس.. «الزاهد»

عماد خليل ـ المصري اليوم ـ «غارقا فى دمائه».. هكذا انتهت حياة الراهب الناسك، الأنبا إبيفانيوس، رئيس دير الأنبا مقار بوادى النطرون بالقرب من قلايته، عن عمر يناهز 64 عاماً، أمس الأول. وجاء حادث [...]

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Coptic church says Egypt bishop found dead in monastery

By Associated Press — Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church says a bishop has been found dead inside a monastery in the desert northwest of Cairo. Bishop Epiphanius is head of Anba Makar Monastery near [...]

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Potomac Declaration Issued During Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

Potomac Declaration Issued During Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom July 24-26, 2018 Preamble: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights proclaims in Article 18 that “everyone has the [...]

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Administration should use its leverage to get Egypt to improve its human rights record

By Brian Dooley – The Hill –  Last August, the State Department withheld $195 million in Foreign Military Financing (FMF) from Egypt. Rex Tillerson, then Secretary of State, said he [...]

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State Department religious freedom summit ends with commitments, critiques

By Adelle M. Banks – Religion News Service –  The State Department concluded its first-ever Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom Thursday (July 26), with declarations promising [...]

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Anba Epiphanius, Abbot of St. Macarius’s, Murdered

By Nader Shukry – Watani – Further to news circulated this morning of the death of Anba Epiphanius, Abbot of the Monastery of St Macarius in Wadi al-Natroun in Egypt’s Western Desert, [...]

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Statement on Blasphemy/Apostasy Laws

Statement on Blasphemy/Apostasy Laws بيان بشأن قوانين التجديف والردة نقف معا بصفتنا ممثلين للمجتمع الدولي دعما لحريتي الدين والتعبير المترابطتين. نحن نعارض بشكل صارم القوانين التي تعوق حرية [...]

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Despite Egypt’s Dismal Human Rights Record, U.S. Restores Military Aid

By Declan Walsh – The New York Times – Egypt’s jail population has swelled. New prisoners include a Lebanese tourist who complained about Egypt on Facebook; a democracy activist who [...]

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo: Religious persecution in Iran, China must end now

By Michael R. Pompeo – USA Today Around the world, religious minorities are persecuted and stripped of human rights. This is an issue many countries must work together to solve. Last month, [...]

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Remarks by Vice President Pence at Ministerial To Advance Religious Freedom

By US White House – July 26, 2018 Thank you, Secretary Pompeo.  To the Secretary, to Ambassador Brownback, to Administrator Green, Director Mulvaney, to the representatives of more than 80 [...]