Think Again: 10 Myths about Egypt’s Second Revolution

Introduction by Maria Lozano, ACN International Adapted by AG Griffin, ACN Canada The following is a reference document following  Bishop Kyrillos William Samaan’s visit to the EU institutions in Brussels, a visit supported and organized by Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) (September 17- 19, 2013). ACN recently received this document from Bishop Kyrillos […]

Press Release : Egypt – “We never know where the extremists will strike next”

For Immediate Release  Oliver Maksan, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Griffin, ACN Canada Montreal, October 4th, 2013 – Despite a measure of improvement in the security situation for the Christians in Egypt, the media spokesman for the Catholic Church in the country, Father Rafik Greiche, continues to be concerned. Speaking to the international Catholic pastoral […]

Egypt – Two Years After the Arab Spring

Egypt is not only pyramids and sun soaked beaches; it is also a country where the economic and political interests of the world’s great powers intertwine.The Arab Spring popular uprising in Cairo’s Tahrir square in January of 2011, has resulted in the country stumbling toward an uncertain future, evermore polarised between Islamist and secular forces. […]

Egypt – Despite unrest after Mursi’s fall Egyptian religious representatives are hopeful

Azhar University in Cairo: “We don’t want an Islamic state”– Coptic-Catholic Patriarch demands right to speed up church construction – Coptic-Orthodox Bishop: “Democracy is more than the rule of the majority” by Oliver Maksan, ACN International Adapted by AB Griffin Religious representatives from Egypt speaking to the international Catholic pastoral charity Aid to the Church […]


“The army carried out the will of the people.” By Oliver Maksan, ACN International Adapted by AB Griffin, ACN Canada   Montreal, Thursday July 11, 2013 – Father Rafik Greiche, head of the press office of the Egyptian Catholic Bishops’ Conference, emphasized that the military’s ousting of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi was not a coup […]