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Help Complete a New Church and Community Center in Egypt

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Abnee Baitak is a new satellite suburb of the town of Madinat as-Sadis min Uktubar, the “Town of the 6th of October,” which itself is a …

In Egypt, martyrs’ shrine honors 21 victims of ISIS on fifth anniversary of their death

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“I’m the mother of martyrs, I’m proud of them. They intercede for me and their father in heaven.” She said she is praying for ISIS followers, calling on “God to give them the light and open their eyes to the truth and the good.”

After decades of persecution ‘things are getting better’ for Egypt’s Christians

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“There is a mentality that since 1952 has treated Christians as second-class citizens. Now, some change has happened and things are getting better. Building Churches is easier than before. We don’t have to wait years to get permission to have a church built.”

Help for the Formation of Four Seminarians in Egypt

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The Society of African Missions (SMA Fathers) was founded in 1856. It was created to be a society of priests committed to serving and evangelizing …

Family of kidnapped Christian in Egypt: ‘We fear torture and savage death’

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” … Militants clad in khaki stopped the vehicle. When they discovered that Uncle Adeeb was a Christian, they asked him to get out. Our biggest fear is that they may abuse, torture, and kill him, just as savagely as they have other Copts.”

CNA: ACNUSA Director of Outreach remembers Coptic martyrs killed by ISIS

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FOUR YEARS after the so-called Islamic State released a propaganda video showing the beheading of 21 abducted Coptic Christians in Libya, aid workers and politicians …

In Egypt, Coptic MP fights for the rights of Christians

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“Egyptians have from childhood on been fed a rhetoric of hate, with the message that Christians are infidels. How do you suddenly tell people that Christians are good?”

‘Nobody comes away unmoved from the Night of Witnesses’

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“We wish to honor the ‘martyrs’ of our times and we feel that remembering them once a year is the very minimum we can do for them.”

Attacked by Muslim mob, Coptic woman is still living a nightmare

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“I no longer feel safe and I am terrified for the safety and future of my grandchildren and sons. Fear keeps me up late every night. I want my children and grandchildren to leave Egypt.”

A meeting with the Coptic Pope, an expression of solidarity with victims of terror

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“What struck us most was the vigor and beauty of the faith of the Coptic Christians of Egypt, who—despite the attacks, despite the terror created by the actions of the fundamentalist Islamist groups—do not cease to flock to their places of worship.”

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Words of Comfort and Hope

“This brief note is to let you know that we, the monks in Sri Lanka, are praying for the whole world every day from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm before the Blessed Sacrament. And as we pray for the whole world, we have not forgotten you at ACN; you and your loved ones are also remembered in a special way. We pray that the Good Lord may protect you, your loved ones from this pandemic as we believe in a God who is good.”