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

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.

Egyptian Americans protesting U.S. government and media support for Muslim Brotherhood en route from The White House to the offices of The Washington Post. (Photo credit: Faith J. H. McDonnell)

Copts March on Washington

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…

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Items for ACTION from the Global Religious Freedom Roundup

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…

Bishop Mouneer Anis on the Crisis Facing Egyptian Christians

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…

Congressman Trent Franks Speaks Out for Religious Freedom in Egypt

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…

The Enforcers Hit Christian Village in Egypt

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…

Attacks on Egypt’s Copts Escalate

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…