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Egypt’s Christians Suffer from “Very High Persecution”

February 12, 2018 Featured

Coptic Solidarity – Raymond Ibrahim – January- February 2018 For another consecutive year in a row, Egypt has proven to be an inhospitable place for Christians, namely its most indigenous inhabitants, the Copts.  According to Open Doors, a human rights organization that closely follows the treatment of Christians around the world, Egypt is the 17th worst nation (out of […]

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Coptic Christian Priest killed in ‘hail of bullets’ outside Egyptian Church

July 1, 2016 Featured News – June-July 2016 A Coptic Christian priest has been killed in “a hail of bullets” outside The Church of the Martyr of St George in Sinai, Egypt. While details remain vague at this stage, it’s reported that Raphael Musa was shot dead while returning from prayers outside El-Arish, according to a spokesman. Father Paul Halim, a […]

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Egyptian Church Threatens to Withdraw From Constituent Assembly Over Sharia Article

July 6, 2012 Featured News

Assyrian International News Agency 6/7/2012 The Coptic Orthodox Church threatened to withdraw its Constituent Assembly representatives Wednesday over concerns the new constitution will not represent minorities. Church leaders discussed the potential withdrawal Wednesday in an all-day meeting, according to Bishop Benjamin of Monufiya. At the heart of the discussion was ongoing debate within the assembly […]

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Copts to protest Thursday to demand civil Marriages

July 6, 2011 News

Emad Khalil 04/07/2011 Egyptian Copts on Monday called for protests on Thursday outside the Ministry of Justice to demand civil marriages. The Orthodox Church in Egypt only permits divorce in the case of adultery or change of religion, and allows widows and widowers to remarry. Egyptian authorities do not recognize civil marriages without the consent […]

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