Egypt is scheduled to vote as early as next month on a law that would ease the country’s historic restrictions on church construction.
In Egypt, so-called reconciliation meetings often intimidate Coptic Christians into surrendering their legal rights while their Muslim assailants avoid any punishment for their violence.
The tent where an Egyptian Christian congregation had met was set afire and completely destroyed this month by Islamist arsonists.
A court in Alexandria has blocked the demolition of a church, thereby setting a landmark legal precedent for every city in Egypt.
The Egyptian Army has finally begun to rebuild the country's churches as per a promise made by President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi almost three years ago.
A mob of Muslims threw stones at a church and attacked four Christian homes in El Oula, Egypt’s Alexandria governorate on Sept. 20 after local authorities attempted to return stolen property to its rightful owner.
An Egyptian Christian who was arrested earlier this month for allegedly evangelizing Muslims in Cairo could be held indefinitely on bogus blasphemy charges, according to Morning Star News.
Three Christians in Egypt have been accused of showing contempt for Islam after evangelizing Muslims last weekend in the port city of Alexandria.
Yet another Christian has been convicted of blasphemy for "ridiculing or insulting a heavenly religion" in violation of the Egyptian Penal Code's Article 98(f).