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Online Courses for Families during the Coronavirus Crisis

Online Courses for Families during the Coronavirus Crisis

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The center for diaconal services was established in 2010 by the patriarchate of the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt. It offers a range of social …

Support Pastoral Summer Activities for Children and Young People in Egypt

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As in other parts of the world, the children of Egypt look forward to the summer. In particular, there are 290 young people from the …

Help Complete a New Church and Community Center in Egypt

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Abnee Baitak is a new satellite suburb in Egypt, close to Cairo, the nation’s capital. It was built for young families by the Egyptian government. …

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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When the Society of African Missions, or SMA Fathers, was founded in 1856, its members came predominantly from Europe and North America. Today, the majority …

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.”

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Devastation in beirut

“Beirut is a devastated city. It’s a war scene – there is destruction and desolation in all its streets, its districts and its houses.”
Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rai.

The destruction caused by the 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate which exploded inside a warehouse was immediate, its impact intensely felt by the Christian quarter.
For a country hit by civil unrest, economic collapse, COVID and now disaster, how much more can our faithful endure? Please give today.