Latest in Tag: christians Highlight
Latest in Tag: christians
Salem Abdel Galil is to face trial on charges of contempt of religion and threatening national unity
Security forces are still present in Al-Naghmeish village, following violent acts against Coptic residents
Another sectarian incident took place in Minya Thursday, renewing complaints of negligent law enforcement for Copts
Draft law was approved by Egyptian church representatives
Orthodox church leaders from around the world have expressed their concern about the situation facing Christians in the Middle East. They have held a historic meeting in Greece, the first of its kind in 1,200 years.
As soon as I heard about the sectarian events in Abu Qirqas in Minya several events popped into my mind. I looked them up in newspaper archives and have collected them as they are presented below. Quoted from Al-Masry Al-Youm on 6 February 2008: “Four of Al-Ahly fans are arrested and accused of burning a …
So far EGP 5m of the EGP 10m in construction costs were secured
By Ahmed Tharwat Standing along with a few hundred Muslims at the Garden of Eden Islamic Cemetery located in a remote corner of a Christian cemetery in Burnsville, Minnesota, mourning the death of one of our friends, the reverences and the respect were not just given by Muslims, but also by the staff and workers …
Monks are opposing government plans to build a highway through monastery
Three churches attacked in last three weeks by security forces and others
In the statement by the Christian Union parliamentary bloc, economic ties were mentioned “foremost” as a field for growing cooperation between the two countries.
Church was still under construction, but some locals were angered by it
Parliament will keep marginalising Christian community unless state expresses serious interest in issue, says rights activist
Salafi incitement behind ‘Islamic State’ kidnapping of Egyptians: Copts coalition
Minister’s assistant assures relatives of the kidnapped of “maximum efforts exerted”
By Karim al-Andalusi Prophet Muhammad has been one of the top defenders of the freedom of speech, and from there we go. Is it worth it to take to the streets to fight a deep European behaviour, or to dig deeply in the European values and try to perceive and influence it? I argue that …
Meeting aims at keeping track of the security situation, according to foreign ministry
Militant leader says “30 June helped us convince people that the only way out is through Jihad”
By Wael Eskandar “People talk about human rights, but what about God’s rights?” said Pope Tawadros in his sermon on the eve of Coptic Christmas on 6 January. These words, and most others in the same sermon rang hollow, as I recalled the opening lines of chapter thirteen in the book of Corinthians: “If I …
Kidnappings are latest in string of attacks on Egyptians in restive neighbouring state
Kidnappings follow the killing of an Egyptian family by extremist groups
Committee holds government accountable for the number of casualties, issues recommendations
Situation of Christians to be discussed with Al-Sisi; EGP 21m paid in six months as ransom for kidnapped Copts, Nagib Gabriel says
Scores of Christians flee Mosul amid continued prosecution by Islamist extremists
Security forces in Mosul wilted in the face of the onslaught, in some cases abandoning uniforms and even vehicles in their haste to flee.
Coptic Christians have, since 1952, lived according to what might be considered a tacit agreement between the church and the state, one whereby the state committed itself to the protection of Copts, the principles and rules of equality before the law, and equal opportunity, and the church reciprocated by absorbing the activities of Coptic Christians …
Christians of all denominations celebrated the start of the Holy Week
Egyptian Orthodox Christians celebrate Palm Sunday. The ceremony is a landmark in the Christian calendar, marking the triumphant return of Christ to Jerusalem the week before his death, when a cheering crowd greeted him waving palm leaves. (AFP Photos/MOHAMED EL-SHAHED)
Pope Tawadros II calls Minister of Defence Al-Sisi a “hero” who “saved Egypt”
The doctor in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura performed the dangerous procedure at a private clinic.