Egyptian Christians

June 28, 2012

Cardinal Schönborn to Washington: ‘Syria and Egypt Must Not Become Iraq’

As Egypt inaugurates an Islamist president and civil war rages on in Syria, cardinal of Vienna and religious-freedom activists call on the West to ‘help the Christian minorities to breathe.’

October 20, 2011

Coptic Christians Protest Attacks, as White House Weighs Policy

Elections in Egypt are likely to solidify their second-class citizen status.

October 12, 2011

Pope Prays for Egyptian Christians After Cairo Violence

At his Oct. 12 audience, Benedict expressed sorrow over incident that left dozens dead and hundreds injured: 'I join in the sorrow of the families of the victims and the entire Egyptian people, torn by attempts to undermine the peaceful coexistence between its communities, which is rather essential to preserve, especially in this time of transition.'