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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
[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 […]
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 […]