Press Release: IRD to U.S. Christians: Show Solidarity with The Egyptian People

by (@TheIRD) August 29, 2013

Washington, DC—Christians in the United States should show solidarity with Egyptian Christians facing attacks and church burnings, according to an official with the Institute on Religion and Democracy.

Copts March on Washington

by (@Cuchulain09) August 28, 2013

Hundreds of Egyptian Americans and their various supporters had barely turned the corner of Fifteenth Street, NW onto K Street in downtown Washington, DC last Thursday, August 22, before Washington Post writers published an account of the demonstration that had just taken place outside their doors. As Post staff began to recover from the trauma […]

Items for ACTION from the Global Religious Freedom Roundup

by (@Cuchulain09) July 29, 2013

It is important to know what is going on around the world, and, as my friend Erick Stakelbeck (author of the brand new bestseller The Brotherhood: America’s Next Great Enemy) said recently, to be like the sons of Issachar (1 Chronicles 12: 32) – to understand the times and to know what to do. IRD’s Religious Liberty […]

Bishop Mouneer Anis on the Crisis Facing Egyptian Christians

by (@JeffreyHWalton) June 24, 2013

By Jeff Walton (@JeffreyHWalton) UPDATE: Bishop Anis has released a letter about upcoming June 30 demonstrations in Egypt that can be viewed by clicking here. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is this week embarking on his first visit abroad since his enthronement earlier this year. Lambeth Palace says the Anglican official chose the Holy Land […]

Congressman Trent Franks Speaks Out for Religious Freedom in Egypt

by (@Cuchulain09) December 21, 2012

An op-ed by U.S. Representative Trent Franks (R-AZ) on the precarious situtation of Egypt’s Copts and others who oppose the coming full-blown Islamist government of Mohamed Morsi appeared in today’s Washington Times. Franks, the co-chair of the International Religious Freedom Caucus in Congress, says: The new government led by the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mr. Morsi now openly […]

The Enforcers Hit Christian Village in Egypt

by (@Cuchulain09) December 20, 2012

[Editors note: The following article was possible due to information shared by Margaret Adel of MidEast Christian News] Just in time for the second phase of the constitutional referendum in Egypt, MidEast Christan News reported on December 19 that in Tama, one of the central villages of Assiut, “unidentified persons” had distributed leaflets threatening the […]

Attacks on Egypt’s Copts Escalate

by (@TheIRD) January 4, 2010

Paul Marshall January 4, 2010 The following articled appeared in National Review Online and was reposted with permission. The bombing of the al-Qidiseen church (“Church of the Two Saints”) in Alexandria, Egypt, shortly after midnight on January 1 — in an attack that appears initially to be the work of al-Qaeda — is an ominous escalation in […]