Officials of the Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) have expressed joy following the release of a Christian activist who has been in police detention for the past two years.
The leadership of the Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has expressed concern about an Egyptian court’s ruling permitting local authorities in the country to deny cemetery land to members of religions that are not recognized in the Northeastern African nation.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights organization, has lauded the release of Patrick George Zaki who had been detained by Egyptian authorities since February 2020.
The leadership of Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is “deeply concerned” about the sentencing of Ahmad Abdou Maher, an Egyptian lawyer and Muslim reformist thinker, who has been vocal in his criticism of the restrictions placed on the freedom of religion in his country.
The leadership of Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is calling for the release of an Islamic blogger in Egypt whose Quranic content challenged religious extremist narratives in the country.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights organization, is calling for the immediate release of Patrick George Zaki who has been detained by Egyptian authorities since February 2020.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights foundation, is calling for the release of a Christian man whose detention, the leadership of the foundation says, has been too long and shrouded in “numerous procedural irregularities.”
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), an international Human Rights foundation, is calling for the release of an Egyptian man who was arrested towards the end of last year when clashes broke out between Muslims and Christians in Upper Egypt.
A Religious leader in Egypt has reported “few incidents” where Christianity is regarded as an inferior religion in the Northeast African nation despite the country having made what has been referred to as immense progress in religious freedom.
Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering in Egypt are empowering refugees seeking shelter in the Northern African country with technical skills that can significantly enhance the refugees’ empowerment.
The future is promising for the Catholic Church and the Evangelical community in Egypt following a decree by the country’s President that permits formation of bodies that are aimed to champion for Religious equality.
On the occasion of the Ethiopian New Year celebration marked Friday, September 11, the head of the Catholic Church in the Horn of Africa nation has appealed for dialogue to address tensions that surround the controversial construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Nile.
Pope Francis has expressed his awareness of the conflict over the Nile Dam project, which he follows “with particular attention” and called for dialogue between the three African nations involved.
Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Claudio Lurati, a member of the Congregation of the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (MCCJ), as the Apostolic Vicar of Alexandria in Egypt.
The U.S.-based development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), Salesian Missions, has facilitated access to clean, fresh water and improved sanitation to more than 4,000 students at Don Bosco Technical Institute in Cairo, Egypt, the leadership has said in a report shared with ACI Africa Tuesday, August 4.
As the Egyptian Coptic Church marks the 5th anniversary of the 21 Christian men who were beheaded by ISIS on a Libyan beach on February 15, 2015, the mother of two brothers who were among those that were killed by the abductors has said that she is a “mother of martyrs” and exuded confidence that her sons are in heaven, praying for her family.
Human rights groups have voiced concern over the arrest of a Coptic Christian activist in Egypt, on terrorism-related charges. Critics argue the arrest is an attempt to silence those who disagree with the government.
Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Nicolas Henry Marie Denis Thévenin as the Apostolic Nuncio to the Arab Republic of Egypt.
As the government of South Sudan works toward the realization of the Revitalized Transitional Government of National Unity with the opposition slated to take place next month amid challenges such as a struggling economy, massive humanitarian crisis, and diseases, the partnership between the Juba-based government and Egypt to combat Hepatitis is seen as good news, a Juba-based Catholic doctor has observed.
Egypt’s state committee mandated to license places of public worship has authorized 62 new churches, a move interpreted as a significant step forward for Christian communities in the North African country that links northeast Africa with the Middle East.