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Funeral for the Egyptian Christian who died in Libyan police custody held in Assiut

© Daily NewsEgypt 2013 (death egyptian coptic christian imprisoned ... in Libya for several years and described the charge of proselytising as a lame charge. The Egyptian ... experts to learn the details of the death herself. The Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights called ...

14/03/2013 - 08:34 - comment 0

Crossing Paths: Christians in Egypt create the Egyptian Council of Churches

Heads of the five largest denominations – Coptic Orthodox, Catholic, Protestant, Greek Orthodox, and Anglican – created the Egyptian Council of Churches; ... large christian community) ...

Blogs Roundup - 24/02/2013 - 04:01 - comment 0

Egyptian Copts start rival Christian Brotherhood

of Coptic activists in Egypt announced the establishment of the Christian Brotherhood to counter ... of the TV building in the Cairo district of Maspero left more than 20 Copts dead.The Christian Brotherhood ... tide.”Fahmi stated that he has no problem calling the Christian Brotherhood a sectarian group since the idea ...

05/07/2012 - 13:48 - comment 1

Egyptian Religion Classes Aim to Prevent Conversion to Christianity

The Southern Egyptian city of Aswan is now home to an independently-run “anti-Christianization course” aiming to educate youth about Islam and how to respond to attempts of being converted to Christianity in the country. A recent course in Egypt’s ...

Editor's Choice - 04/03/2012 - 11:20 - comment 0

One small step for cinema, one giant leap for portrayal of Coptic Christians

the filmmaker traces the journey of today's Coptic Christians. The film also speaks to several developments in the way the Coptic community has been portrayed throughout the history of Egyptian cinema. While Egyptian cinematic history has approached Coptic issues and characters in a variety of different ways, ...

18/08/2014 - 07:00 - comment 0

Death of Egyptian Pope Unites Muslim Brothers and Christian Sisters

Egyptians were rocked and saddened by the death ... limited to the Christian community, as several Muslims have spoken in praise of the religious leader. Thousands of mourning Coptic Orthodox Christians gathered Saturday evening at Abbassiya Cathedral ...

Editor's Choice - 19/03/2012 - 14:37 - comment 0

Egyptian Copts celebrate Orthodox Christmas amidst turmoil

Egyptian Copts celebrated Orthodox Christmas Tuesday ... Orthodox Christians – who comprise 90 percent of Egypt's Christians – will break their 43-day fast ... the birth of Christ, considered by Christians to be "the light of the world" is also ...

Editor's Choice - 07/01/2014 - 09:10 - comment 0

Shabaan Abd Al Rahim sings for Egyptian Christians

Egyptian folklore singer Shabaan Abd Al Rahim said that the support of his Christian friends and neighbors during the death of his grandchild made him realize the importance of national unity in Egypt Egyptian folklore singer Shabaan Abd Al ...

10/01/2011 - 14:38 - comment 0

Saba Mubarak plays a Christian woman in "The Priest"

the challenge of playing a Christian woman in her new Egyptian film “Al Rahib” (The Priest). Jordanian actress Saba Mubarak   is currently busy filming the scenes of her new Egyptian film “Al Rahib”  (The Priest) alongside Egyptian actor  Hani Salama . It should be noted that Mubarak is a Muslim yet ...

04/11/2012 - 08:05 - comment 0

‘Muslims, Christians we are all Egyptians’

Copts and Muslim 'brothers', Army versus Police, and pitfalls in discourse on Egypt. ...

Blogs Roundup - 02/02/2011 - 07:36 - comment 0