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Archive for the 'Coptic Church' Category

-American Muslims and Coptic Christians Petition Egyptian to Drop Sharia

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

                                (No Sharia: Wikipedia) We reported last weekend that the committee composing a new constitution for Egypt had voted to make Islam the state religion with Sharia the basis for all laws in the country. This obviously upset the Coptic Christians in Egypt who make up approximately 10% of the population and left them concerned […]

-Egypt: Muslims Attack Church Near Cairo

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

            (Photo credit: Wikipedia) From Christian Today (UK): Muslims have attacked a church and Christian homes in a village close to the Egyptian capital of Cairo. The BBC reports that at least 16 people were wounded in the unrest in Dahshur, around 40km (25 miles) south of Cairo. The attack was triggered by the death […]

-Leading Candidate for Egyptian President: Christians Must "Convert, Pay Tribute, or Leave"

Monday, June 4th, 2012

      (Mohammed Morsi -Photo credit: AslanMedia) Just last year the Western main stream media was celebrating the so-called ‘Arab Spring’ as a move out of the darkness of tyranny into the light of Western style democracy. Mubarak is now gone and facing a life prison sentence. Meanwhile, the future of the Egyptian people is not […]

-Egypt: Coptic Christians Concerned About Future with an Islamist Dominated Government

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

                (Image via Wikipedia) The dictator is gone and the ‘free’ elections in Egypt are over and have produced an Islamist majority in Parliament. Even though their were many incidences where the Coptic Christians were kept from voting, former president Jimmy Carter judged the elections to be “acceptable” Now Coptic Christians who make up approximately […]

-Muslim Extremist Attacks on Christians on the Rise in Africa

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

                     (Image via Wikipedia) In 2007 I ran across an interview on Al-Jazeerah with Sheikh Ahmad Al Katani  lamenting the fact that over 6 million Muslims were being converted to Christianity in Africa every year. Since that time, Muslim leaders have substantially failed in the arena of ideas and persuasion and have increasingly turned to […]

-Egypt: 71,000 Christians Attend Prayer Event in Cairo

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Most of the time ‘bad news’ is coming out of Egypt, for once here is a good story. The following report comes to us from long-time Christian blogger Andrew Jones (Tall Skinny Kiwi) who was visiting in Egypt at the time and attended the “Day of Prayer 11.11.11’: – 71,000 attended the all-night prayer meeting […]