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Candidacy of Coptic Orthodox priest in the elections reopens the debate on the participation of the clergy in politics

By Agenzia Fides The candidacy of Coptic Orthodox priest Paula Fouad (photo) in the next parliamentary elections reopens the debate on the direct involvement of the clergy in politics. The [...]

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Annual State Department Report: What Constitutes Improvement for Copts in Egypt?

By Coptic SolidarityJune 17, 2020 The State Department released its annual International Religious Freedom (IRF) report last week on June 10, 2020, covering 2019. Each year, Coptic Solidarity [...]

Coptic Solidarity Launches Urgent Call to End Crime of Forced Disappearance of Coptic Women in Egypt

By Coptic Solidarity – Christian News Wire – For Immediate Release A Coptic woman, Ranya Abd al-Masih (“servant of Christ”), 39, disappeared in Egypt on April 22, 2020, [...]

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Reading into legalisation of unlicensed churches

By Youssef Sidhom – Watani – The date 28 September 2019 marks two years since a specially-tasked Cabinet committee began looking into the legal status of unlicensed churches and [...]

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A presidential directive to freeze Parliament

By Mada Masr – Parliamentary and security sources told Mada Masr that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has issued a directive to freeze the operations of Parliament, as the president is [...]

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10th Annual Conference: Panel – Reducing Institutionalized Discrimination in Egypt

Video of a panel discussion titled Reducing Institutionalized Discrimination in Egypt, which took place during Coptic Solidarity’s 10th Annual Conference on June 20, 2019, at the National [...]

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Clarification about the problem facing St. George Church in Manshiet-Zaafranah

By Coptic Orthodox Archbishopric Diocese of Minya & Abo-Qorqas – Translation by Coptic Solidarity We remained silent since the infringements that took place midday today; Friday, [...]

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Mirage: One Desert Cathedral Does Not Equate Religious Freedom in Egypt

By Raymond Ibrahim –Special for Coptic Solidarity – On January 10, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited the newly built Cathedral of the Nativity of Christ located some 30 miles east [...]

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Egyptian efforts to protect Christians get mixed reaction

By Julia A. Seymour – World – Ahead of the Egyptian Coptic Christians’ Christmas celebration on Monday, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced the formation of a committee to [...]

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Supreme Committee to Confront Sectarianism

By Mariam Farouq – Watani –  On 29 December 2018, President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi ratified a decision to form a supreme committee to confront sectarian incidents, headed by the [...]