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Editorial supervisor, Dr. Helmy Guirguis
 
International Day of Prayer for the persecuted church

International Day of Prayer for the persecuted church

Christians are being urged to come together on the International Day of Prayer for the persecuted church on Sunday, with persecution watchdog group Open Doors noting that hostilities against believers this year have reached unprecedented levels in...

UN must act to prevent genocide of Christians, says nuncio

UN must act to prevent genocide of Christians, says nuncio

Pointing to “the grave violations and abuses” committed by ISIS militants in the Middle East, Archbishop Auza, the Vatican’s nuncio to the United Nations (UN), called on the necessary UN agencies to take action “to prevent possible new genocides...

Will Pope Francis Challenge Turkey on Anti-Christian Bias?

Will Pope Francis Challenge Turkey on Anti-Christian Bias?

Recently the Vatican confirmed that Pope Francis will travel to Turkey Nov. 28-30, the official purpose for which is largely ecumenical. He'll visit Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople on the feast of St. Andrew, considered their patron in...

HH Pope Tawadros II received by HH Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

HH Pope Tawadros II received by HH Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, 118th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark, accompanied by a papal delegation, was received by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at the Russian Patriarchate on 29 October...

Is Qatar the most two-faced nation on Earth?

Is Qatar the most two-faced nation on Earth?

Is Qatar the most two-faced nation on Earth? Supporter of terrorism or loyal friend to Britain, a country it's buying up? As the PM meets the Gulf state's leader today, will he dare ask the tough questions.

Egypt's foreign minister: Exclusive BBC interview

Egypt's foreign minister: Exclusive BBC interview

Egypt says the ideological fight against the extremists of the so-called Islamic State is even more important than the military fight on the battlefield.

How Likely Is Deradicalization?

How Likely Is Deradicalization?

Will radical Muslims line up to be deprogrammed and end up teaching kindergarten or devising a twelve-step program for their younger siblings? Since the start of deradicalization programs, the number of radicalized Muslims has risen.

Where Is Egypt's Maspero Youth Union Now?

Where Is Egypt's Maspero Youth Union Now?

Twenty-three Egyptian liberal activists were sentenced to three years in prison for demonstrating against the protest law on Sunday. Amid the ongoing clampdown on dissent, the common observer can sigh, but be forgiven for asking: Whatever...

Churches Send Egyptian Government Draft Bill on Construction of Places of Worship

Churches Send Egyptian Government Draft Bill on Construction of Places of Worship

Christians seek decisions based on law, not "arbitrary acts' — The draft of a bill on the construction of churches, prepared by representatives of the major Churches and Christian communities in Egypt, was sent last week to the Egyptian...

Prince Charles to give address on Religious Freedom

Prince Charles to give address on Religious Freedom

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales will give a video address on the subject of religious freedom to Parliamentarians and representatives of different faith groups in the House of Lords next week. The address will be shown at the launch of...

  • International Day of Prayer for the persecuted church
  • UN must act to prevent genocide of Christians, says nuncio
  • Will Pope Francis Challenge Turkey on Anti-Christian Bias?
  • HH Pope Tawadros II received by HH Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia
  • Is Qatar the most two-faced nation on Earth?
  • Egypt's foreign minister: Exclusive BBC interview
  • How Likely Is Deradicalization?
  • Where Is Egypt's Maspero Youth Union Now?
  • Churches Send Egyptian Government Draft Bill on Construction of Places of Worship
  • Prince Charles to give address on Religious Freedom

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U.S. International Religious Freedom Report for 2013 – Egypt

Respect for religious freedom remained poor during the year under both former President Mohamed Morsy’s administration and the current interim government. On July 3, Mohamed Morsy was removed and Adly Mansour was named interim president.

FCO Annual Human Rights and Democracy Report 2013

Foreign Secretary William Hague launched the 2013 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Report on Human Rights and Democracy. The report is a comprehensive assessment of the global human rights situation in 2013. It sets out what the Government is doing through the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to promote human rights and democratic values around the world in three principal ways.

75 Percent of Persecution is Against Christians: Report

The 2013 Persecuted and Forgotten? Report provides in-depth analysis of the situation Christians face in 30 countries where believers, to one degree or another, are not fully free to practice their faith. In the past two years violence and intimidation targeting Christians have increased in a number of nations.