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The German Catholic organization Missio asked Arab-West Report about Migration, dialogue and socio-pastoral challenges for Christians in Egypt. Father Douglas May, MM, A U. S. Catholic priest’s perspective based on 18 of the last 30 years in Egypt.
Egyptian Christians are mourning the death of Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch Shinūdā III, who passed away on Saturday at the age of 88. Pope Shinūdā (August 3, 1923 - March 17, 2012) was extremely popular among millions of common Christians. A charismatic reformer and an advocate of Christian...
On November 25, 2011, Al-Misrī al-Yawm, now called Egypt Independent, was the first publication that reported about Najīb Jubrā’īl’s “NGO report: 93,000 Copts left Egypt since March.”  
[This is a full transcript of an interview made on December 2, 2011] The results of the first round of the Egyptian elections show that Islamist parties appear to have won by a landslide. The Muslim Brotherhood created the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) that has apparently received 40-45 percent...
A report by the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organization reports the migration of nearly 100,000 Copts since last March 19. Najīb Jubrā'īl, head of the organization, expects the number reaches 250,000 by the end of 2011 if the migration continues at the same pace, which threatens the...
This article outlines a working paper released by the Vatican outlining the issue of Christians throughout the Middle East.  
Anba Barnaba, Bishop of Rome, talks to Watani about the Copts in Italy and those in Egypt. He speaks of immigration, integration, discrimination, and the Egyptian nationality for all Copts.
The author highlights an article by British journalist Robert Fisk on the conditions of Christians in the Middle East.  
This article gives a brief background on the various Christian communities in the Middle East, emphasizing the decline of the Christian population over the last century. This is a result of emigration to western Europe and America, driven by several factors, among them persecution
This article from the Huffington Post draws attention to Christians living in Muslim countries and states that American Christians are not doing enough to help their religious brethren.

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