International rights groups have expressed grave concerns at the death threats of an Egyptian judge to a Muslim-born who converted into Christianity.
The Egyptian State Security Investigations arrested yesterday Sunday two Christian men. Mina Adel Shawky, a Pharmaceutical student and Essam Kadis Nassif, at the Cairo International Book Fair. Both were charged with proselytizing.
During a dawn police raid on four copts' homes, two men and five women, one of them in her seventies, were illegally arrested and torture; and one of the women was sexually assaulted by the investigating officer.
Endowments Minister Mahmoud Hamdy Zakzouk said the ministry's preachers are not responsible at all for what he called "the fatwa pandemic" that has broken out in so-called religious satellite channels. He said these channels are in truth what most discredits Islam and Muslims given the backward fatwas that they spread across the globe, saying such fatwas turns Muslims into the world's laughing stock.
KHARTOUM 02/02/2009 An American aid group has been thrown out of Sudan's Darfur region after officials found thousands of Arabic-language bibles in its office, state media reported on Saturday.
The Coptic Orthodox Church , celebrated on Saturday, the well-known festival of "Kom Maria", in Dayr Abu Hinnis, a small, isolated Christian village, 186 miles south of Cairo, commemorating the Holy Family's flight into Egypt.
Egypt, Qatar, Israel, Algeria and Sudan voted last Wednesday to remove the status of "consultative" from the Arab Commission for Human Rights at the UN Economic and Social Council for one year.
Lawyer Appeals to Mubarak to Speed Up Constitutional Court's Decision Affecting Fate of 2800 Christian 'Reverts'
The noted human rights lawyer El-Naggar, has sent an urgent Appeal to President Mubarak, to intervene in speeding up a session date for the Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC) to give its ruling on the constitutionality of Article 47 of the civil affairs law, and consequently decide the fate of previous rulings in favor of Christian reverts in what is known as â€œre-conversionâ€ case
Female Coptic Lawyer Assaulted for Third Time by Muslim Brotherhood Lawyers Episodes of a Mafia Saga!!!
For the third time within a week, the female 25-year-old, Coptic lawyer Mervat Ragy has been assaulted by Muslim Brotherhood lawyers, in a bid to silence her for exposing the complicity between the police and the MB lawyers.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — United in their baptism and their faith in Jesus, Christians have an obligation to show the world that differences in language and culture do not have to lead to division and violence, Pope Benedict XVI said.