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In Depth: Eygpt


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‘Egyptian Christians Are Made of Steel’ (21 April 2017, One-to-One blog) A Muslim journalist reacts to an interview with the widow of the gatekeeper who prevented a suicide bomber from entering an Alexandria church yard on Palm Sunday, thereby saving countless lives...

Christians Confront Challenges, Change in Egypt (12 April 2017, One-to-One blog) The recent horrific events in Egypt have turned the attention of the world to the plight of Christians in Egypt...

Common Ground — but Surprising Tensions (12 January 2017, One-to-One blog) I was living in Lebanon when the series of national revolutions known as the “Arab Spring” broke out. At the time, I was covering the region as a freelance journalist. While I had been to Tunisia shortly after that inaugural revolution of the Arab Spring had kicked off, once the news started to hit that Egypt was following suit, everyone knew that this was big, big news...

Addressing the ‘Crisis of Christians in the Middle East’ (7 December 2016, One-to-One blog) CNEWA’s President Msgr. John E. Kozar was one of several prominent leaders of different faiths — including CNEWA’s chair, New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan — who gathered in New York Monday night to discuss some of the threats facing Christians in the Middle East...

“Dialogue of Friendship”: Vatican Works to Re-establish Dialogue with Sunni Leaders (One-to-One blog, 12 July 2016) The news today that the Vatican plans to send a high-ranking official to Cairo, in hopes of restarting talks at a leading Sunni Muslim university, is important for a number of reasons...

Vocations Update from Egypt (One-to-One blog, 11 July 2016) We recently got some encouraging news from Cairo, Egypt, where two seminaries CNEWA is helping support are continuing to produce new priests...

A Death in Saudi Arabia Underscores Divide Between Shiite and Sunni Muslims (One-to-One blog, 4 January 2016) The year 2015 was filled with violence and bloodshed in the Middle East. The New Year does not promise much better. On 2 January, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia executed at least 47 people in a single day. Even for a place like Saudi Arabia — where, unlike most other places in the world, executions have been increasing — 47 executions in one day is extraordinary...

Seeing Improvements in Egypt (One-to-One blog, 10 December 2015) Last year, our magazine ONE brought you the inspiring story of the Santa Lucia Home, a facility for blind children run by the Franciscan Sisters of the Cross in Alexandria, Egypt. Just this month, we received the following report from our regional office, describing part of our involvement with the facility and recent work there...