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Coptic Christians celebrate divorce, first of its kind
Egypt

Coptic Christians celebrate divorce, first of its kind

Coptic couples affected by personal status laws participated in a divorce ceremony on Saturday evening– the first of its kind for…
Egypt’s Coptic churches prepare for Virgin’s Fast amid tightened security
Egypt

Egypt’s Coptic churches prepare for Virgin’s Fast amid tightened security

Coptic churches and monasteries in Egypt began preparations for The Virgin’s Fast, expecting to receive thousands of visitors, amid tightened…
Coptic Churches suspend conferences, monastery trips over security concerns
Egypt

Coptic Churches suspend conferences, monastery trips over security concerns

Egypt’s main Coptic Church decided on Thursday to suspend holding any conferences and organizing the church-sponsored trips to monasteries, Coptic Orthodox Church…
Egypt’s Al-Azhar admits Christian dental resident for first time
Features/Interviews

Egypt’s Al-Azhar admits Christian dental resident for first time

Abanoub Guirguis Naeem, a Christian dental student was recently granted admission to complete his final year of experiential training at…
Security forces continue to chase Minya terrorist attack perpetrators in desert
Egypt

Security forces continue to chase Minya terrorist attack perpetrators in desert

The security forces in Minya, headed by Major General Mamdouh Abdel Monsef, the new security director, continued to chase the…
Egypt’s Interior Minister replaces Minya security director
Egypt

Egypt’s Interior Minister replaces Minya security director

Interior Minister Magdy Abdel Ghaffar appointed Major General Mamdouh Abdel Monsef, the governor of Ismailia, as head of Minya Security…
Survivors of Egypt Christian bus attack recount their horror
Egypt

Survivors of Egypt Christian bus attack recount their horror

Video interviews with survivors of a deadly attack by Islamic militants on a bus taking Egyptian Christians to a remote…
Pope: More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times
Middle East

Pope: More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

Pope Francis prayed Saturday for the Coptic Christians killed a day earlier in Egypt by Islamic extremists, saying that there…
IS claims deadly shooting of Coptic Christians in Egypt
Egypt

IS claims deadly shooting of Coptic Christians in Egypt

The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for shooting dead 29 Christians on a bus in central Egypt, an…
Al-Sisi calls for emergency security meeting with state officials following Minya Coptic bus attack
Egypt

Al-Sisi calls for emergency security meeting with state officials following Minya Coptic bus attack

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi called on Friday for a miniature meeting with high-ranking security officials following the militant attack that…
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