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Will the laity save the Coptic Church?
Karoline Kamel | The death of Bishop Epiphanius reopens discussions around electing a new Congregational Council
‘Save us, St. Samuel!’: A survivor’s story of the Minya attack
Nourhan Mostafa | Survivor Ibrahim Youssef recounts the details of Friday’s militant attack in Minya
What we know about the militant attack that left at least 7 Coptic Christians dead in Minya
At least 7 people were killed and nearly 20 injured in a militant attack targeting Copts in Minya
Coptic martyrdom in the age of the security state
Mariam Ibrahim | Is a religious narrative that frames the killing of Copts as God's will at odds with mounting resistance
Anger and desperation accompany Copts from their homes in Arish to Ismailia
Karoline Kamel | Sinai's Copts are faced with a church that closed its doors to them and a state that intervened too late
The right to marriage and divorce for Egypt’s minorities: Tinkering with the issue
Mai Shams El-Din | Egypt’s Christians want less church control of their private affairs
From the flood of fury and tears: What happened at St. Peter and St. Paul Church?
Karoline Kamel | Karoline Kamel reports from the immediate aftermath of the bombing of St. Peter and St. Paul Church
Copts debate abolishing marriage preparation sessions in churches
Mai Shams El-Din | Critics of the Coptic Church's marriage preparation courses argue they should not be made compulsory.
Calls to protest church’s alleged financial corruption and divorce laws refused
Mai Shams El-Din | Authorities refused a request on Monday from a group of Coptic activists for permission to demonstrate
 
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Opinion
Michael Akladios
Stop victim-blaming Egypt’s Copts
Media coverage of attacks on Egypt’s Coptic Christians must stop blaming the victim
Shady Lewis
Legends and murders lurking behind church walls
Looking at the Coptic church through the lens of a legend: On the murder of Anba Epiphanius
Monica Hanna
The autoimmune disease of the Coptic church
A Minya bishop ordered the demolition of a church, raising questions about what constitutes heritage
 
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News
Security forces prevent Copts from holding feast day prayers in Minya
‘We did not ask families to flee Arish,’ says interior minister as Copts flee violence in North Sinai
Coptic activists criticize church’s support of Sisi’s New York visit
Coptic Church declares compromise with state over contentious church building law
Coptic sectarian violence victims flee Minya and demand justice in front of Parliament
Pope Tawadros II denounces Coptic protests outside White House over sectarian violence in Egypt
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