Articles on this issue "Coptic Church"
A recent meeting in Egypt aimed to help overcome divisions between the ancient Churches of the East and Rome, separated since the first millennium. The first meeting of the International Joint …read more
Christmas may be anything but merry for Egypt's Christians. They are increasingly facing a harder time living under anti-conversion laws and legal discrimination. Not until Dec. 3, for …read more
A new trial has opened for 96 Egyptians accused in the January 2000 massacre of 20 Christians in the village of el-Kosheh. Lofti Salmane, president of the criminal court in Sohag, decided …read more
A court has ordered the retrial of 96 Muslims accused of the massacre in el-Kosheh of 20 Coptic Christians and a Muslim in January 2000. The court considers the verdict given last February as …read more
Prosecutors planned to appeal a courts decision to convict only four of 96 defendants for some of Egypts worst sectarian clashes in decades, the Associated Press reported. An appeal could be …read more
Muslims are now "encouraged to kill Christians" in Egypt after a court this week acquitted most of those accused of massacring Christians in January last year, a leading Coptic cleric charged. …read more