Are We Genuinely Disheartened by the Minya Massacre?

Are We Genuinely Disheartened by the Minya Massacre?

On Friday May 26th, masked men shot at a bus full of Egyptian Coptic Christians in El Minya Governorate . The massacre has amounted to the death of at least 28 people, and to the injury/wounding of at least 25 people.     Among the deaths, were two small girls who were only two and […]

The Mother of Tanta’s ‘Youngest Victim’ Denies His Death After Photo Goes Viral

The Mother of Tanta’s ‘Youngest Victim’ Denies His Death After Photo Goes Viral

  Today has been a very sad day for every Egyptian. Two bombs detonated in Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria and Saint George’s Coptic Church in Tanta. Tens of worshipers lost their lives on Palm Sunday and everyone has been left heartbroken.   During the social media frenzy that followed the explosions, a photo of […]

Everything You Need to Know About Attacks on Coptics over the Last Two Decades in Egypt

Everything You Need to Know About Attacks on Coptics over the Last Two Decades in Egypt

by Danna Moussa

  1997 — Three masked gunmen entered St. George Church in Abu Qurqas and shot 8 Copts dead at a weekly youth group meeting. As the attackers fled, they gunned down a Christian farmer watering his fields. 2000-01 — El Kosheh attacks. February 2001 — A new Coptic church and 35 houses belonging to Christians were […]

9 Christian Women Share with Us Why It’s Challenging to Find Love in Egypt

9 Christian Women Share with Us Why It’s Challenging to Find Love in Egypt

by Carol Shebl

If you have a Christian childhood friend, one thing you will always hear her talking about is the challenge of finding love in Egypt where Christianity is a minority religion. While most of the over-3o-year-old women you meet are happily married, getting there is without doubt no walk in the park. The highly restrictive rules against […]