Policeman Sentenced to Death for Killing Two Copts in Minya

By Nader Shukry – Watani – Minya Criminal Court last week handed a death sentence to the policeman Rabie Mustafa Khalifa for shooting to death two Copts in the city of Minya some [...]


Kidnapping, Torture in Egypt of Christian Woman from Sudan Highlights Convert Pressures

By Morning Star News –  A Christian mother from Sudan had deep cause for fear last November when her Muslim brother went to her church in Cairo, Egypt with a photo of her husband and asked [...]


Congress Comes to Agreement on Military Aid to Egypt

By POMED –  On January 23, amid the ongoing debate over the government shutdown, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a spending bill for Fiscal Year 2019 that would maintain the [...]


Egyptian Cleric Samir Hashish: No Death Penalty For A Muslim Who Kills A Non-Muslim; The Blood Of Muslims Is More Important

By MEMRI –  During a January 7, 2017 address at the Al-Khulafa Al-Rashideen Mosque in Sixth of October City near Cairo, Egyptian cleric Samir Hashish referred to a hadith in Sahih [...]

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Egypt approves legalization of 80 churches

By Egypt Independent – Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm The main committee for the legalization of churches in Egypt approved on Monday the legalization of 80 churches and affiliate [...]


How Will We Achieve Equality for Egypt’s Coptic Christians?

By Coptic Solidarity – Dear Supporters, Last week I wrote to you, sharing Coptic Solidarity’s key accomplishments in 2018. I am so grateful for the donations of our friends and supporters [...]


Waiting until you can’t

By Hadeer El-Mahdawy – Mada Masr – Translated by Ian Louie How a Minya archdiocese’s 17-year long attempt to license a church was capped by violence Nineteen people were [...]


Rep. French Hill: In defense of Egypt’s Coptic Christians

By Rep. French Hill  – Washington Examiner –  In 2017, I took up the mantle in support of Egypt’s Coptic Christian population. In America, we are blessed to freely worship and live [...]


Coptic Solidarity Presses for Urgent Protection of Egypt’s Imperiled Coptic Christians

By Coptic Solidarity –  Christian Newswire (Washington, DC) December 17, 2018 For Immediate Release Coptic Solidarity urgently calls on the US Department of State and legislators to [...]


Hundreds of Egyptian Christians protest at police killing

By Reuters – Hundreds of Coptic Christians on Thursday attended the burial of a father and his son who were killed by a police officer in Egypt’s Minya province, amid cries for the state to [...]