From Egypt come reports of growing sectarian violence. The international group Human Rights Watch criticized authorities for not protecting dozens of churches, schools, and businesses that have recently been attacked in the Christian Coptic community that makes up about 10 percent of predominantly Islamic Egypt. At the same time, a leader of the Coptic Church urged support of Egypt’s military, which continued its clampdown on supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and deposed president Morsi.
News of the Week
see allWatch Full EpisodesDecember 12, 2014: Churches and Conversations on Race; War and Human Rights in Columbia; Bruce Feiler on Religious Pilgrimages; Hanukkah Reignited at Jewish Theological Seminary
R&E Video and News Widgets
Our news widget offers the latest headlines from our website.LEARN MORE