Category Archives: Coptic Church

New Report Confirms: Copts Out-Give Egypt as a Whole

Coptic Deacons chant the Nativity Liturgy at St. Mark's Cathedral, Cairo

The Hudson Institute just published a report on philanthropic freedom worldwide. It’s an interesting read if you want a global perspective on how easily–or not-so-easily–charities run around the world. But some figures it cites (from another study) are a far cry from what George Washington University and Coptic Orphans found in last year’s Coptic Diaspora Survey. Or what we know by experience in Egypt. Continue reading

Amidst Jihadist Hatred, Something New

Editor’s Note from Nathan Hollenbeck: This is a perspective from a guest blogger who is not affiliated with Coptic Orphans. The article’s view is that the primary response of Christians to the problem of jihadism should not be political, but rather inter-personal, through local, loving witness and the support of that witness in historic Christian communities such as the Copts of Egypt. All views here belong exclusively to the author and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of Coptic Orphans.

The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37)
The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37)

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