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Beyond Fight or Flight: $1 Million Reveals How Christians Cope with Persecution in 30 Countries
Under Caesar's Sword conference in Rome explores strategies in 100 beleaguered communities.
Fighting the government, like some Copts did alongside Muslim protesters against Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood in June 2013, didn't bring about the safety they desired.
Beyond Asia Bibi: International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church 2015
(UPDATED) A roundup of the good and the bad reported by international religious freedom watchdogs.
“There have been some convictions of perpetrators of violence against Copts, although impunity from prosecution for such crimes remains a serious problem.
What I Learned from Worshiping With Egypt's Christians
Hope for interfaith relations from the Coptic Church.
For much of church history since, Copts were not only cut off from the rest of the Christian world. He has urged Copts to see themselves as Egyptians first.
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report “Pilgrims' Process,” which I devoured avidly, delighted that CT has shone a spotlight on the indigenous Christians of the Holy Land as well as other Arab Christians and Copts.
Subscriber Access Only Pilgrims' Process: Why Christians Closest to the Holy Land Visit the Least
The perplexities of pilgrimage to Israel by Arab Christians.
In 2014, Jordan sent only 17,400 tourists (which were not differentiated by religion). Egypt, only 5,200—all Copts. Lebanon forbids travel to Israel entirely. So Close Yet So Far.
Libya's 21 Christian Martyrs: ‘With Their Blood, They Are Unifying Egypt’
As Coptic Christians mourn ISIS beheadings, they praise the response of their government and Muslim neighbors.
“They dressed the Copts like in Guantanamo. This is horrible!”. “People are describing Copts as Egyptians, first and foremost, and with their blood they are unifying Egypt.”.
A Tale of Two Weddings
Why protesting a drive-by shooting is complicated for Egypt's Christians.
But the thought of solidarity is politically complicating for Copts. "Most Copts are accepting the rule of the military so as to avoid the rule of the Brotherhood.".
Churches Gain, Islamists Lose in Latest Draft of Egypt's Constitution
For the first time, right to build churches guaranteed in charter cautiously endorsed by Amnesty International.
church building. But this is only one achievement celebrated by Copts in the revised national charter scrubbed of most of its Islamist tinge. "Christians
As Egypt Picks Next President, Christians Play Biggest Political Role in Decades
Signs include first Christian (and first woman) leader of political party, while some Christians argue for justice for Muslim Brotherhood.
Now, Copts can participate from several directions at once, believes Ishak Ibrahim, a Sabbahi supporter and researcher with the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights.
We Are More Than '21'
The '21' showed us that despite our differences, we are one family in Christ.
“The blood of our Christian brothers is a witness that cries out. If they are Catholic, Orthodox, Copts, Lutherans, it is not important: They are Christians.
Funeral Attacked at Egypt's Biggest Church as Religious Violence Kills Six Copts
(UPDATED) President Morsi to Pope Tawadros: 'I consider any aggression against the cathedral an aggression against me personally.'
Funeral Attacked at Egypt's Biggest Church as Religious Violence Kills Six Copts. (UPDATED) President Morsi to Pope Tawadros: 'I consider any aggression
After Military Kills 500 Protesters, Islamists Take Out Anger on Egyptian Christians
(UPDATED) Bible Society director: 'Most Egyptians expected the violence. Nevertheless, it is heartbreaking to watch on TV this bloodshed between fellow Egyptians unfolding before our eyes.'
Houses, monasteries, orphanages, schools and businesses belonging to Copts were attacked in nine provinces "causing panic, losses and destruction for no reason and no crimes they
Coptic Christianity Meets the Modern World
How does an ancient, persecuted faith keep pace with political and cultural change?
But the Copts can look back to the lives of the saints, the theologians, the desert hermits, and the popes. These are their heroes. Are we Copts, Egyptians, Muslims, Arabs, Christians?
Is Coptic Evangelism in Africa Really on the Rise?
Egyptian church's troubles spill into Libya and Sudan.
Accusations of evangelism have been at the heart of a series of recent incidents of violence—including the first Coptic martyrs of the modern era—against Copts in Libya, Sudan, and
More Convictions for Egypt's Maspero Massacre–But Copts not Soldiers
So far, no military officers convicted for October 2011 incident that killed 28 Copts.
More Convictions for Egypt's Maspero Massacre–But Copts not Soldiers. So far, no military officers convicted for October 2011 incident that killed 28 Copts.
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