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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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Christians fear being dragged into Syrian violence

February 4, 2012 Featured News
Syrian girs protest in Idlib. Source: AFP

RICHARD BEESTON, IN DAMASCUS The Australian 4/2/2012 WHEN Father Basilious Nasser got an urgent call to say that one of his parishioners had been shot and needed help, the priest went immediately. As he tried to rescue the man on a street in the city of Hama, the cleric was shot twice by a sniper […]

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ANALYSIS: Restitution for minorities —Yasser Latif Hamdani

November 28, 2011 News

14/11/2011 Anti-incitement legislation that targets religious provocation against constitutionally declared non-Muslims should also be introduced as is the constitutional duty of the state under Article 2-A At its zenith, which came during the period in the 16th century when Suleiman the Magnificent was ruling Turkey, the Ottoman imperial project stretched from Austria to Armenia and […]

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Syrian Christian archbishop backs Assad – Newspaper

November 11, 2011 Featured News

11/11/2011 (Reuters) – A senior cleric from Syria’s Christian minority said “everyone loves” President Bashar al-Assad and that he was still the best man to enact reforms, despite his military crackdown on pro-democracy unrest. Yohana Ibrahim, the Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Aleppo, told the Austrian newspaper Die Presse that most Christians supported both Assad and […]

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Armenians were baptized at St. Kirakos Church in Western Armenia

October 25, 2011 News

24/10/2011 A group of Armenians, raised as Sunni Muslims, were baptized on October 23 as Armenian Orthodox Christians at the historic St. Kirakos (Surb Kirakos) Armenian Church in Western Armenian province Diyarbakir (current Turkish territory). The church, which was reopened on Oct. 22 following two years of restoration work, hosted the baptism ceremony for dozens […]

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