TOPIC State and Coptic Orthodox Church
Waiting until you can’t
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Sectarian violence sparked in Minya after the unofficial opening of an unlicensed church building
Will the laity save the Coptic Church?
Karoline Kamel | The death of Bishop Epiphanius reopens discussions around electing a new Congregational Council
Copts in Egyptian history textbooks (Part 2): Issues today and hidden gems from earlier textbooks
Ehaab Abdou | Before delving into a wider analysis of Egypt’s high school history textbooks, it is important to acknowledge
Copts in Egyptian history textbooks since 1890 (Part 1): Are we asking the right questions?
Ehaab Abdou | Ehaab Abdou analyzes Egyptian history textbooks to shed light on how Copts and Coptic culture are represented
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
Relationship between Church and state brought into question
Mai Shams El-Din | Last week, a group of Coptic activists protested inside the Abbaseyya Cathedral against the Church’s
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
Security forces prevent Copts from holding feast day prayers in Minya
Coptic activists criticize church’s support of Sisi’s New York visit
Coptic Church declares compromise with state over contentious church building law
Despite Coptic leaders’ approval, draft church construction law faces criticism
Sisi meets Pope Tawadros II as negotiations on law to build churches continue