Egyptian constitutional expert Mohamed Nour Farahat is certain that the "[Muslim] Brotherhood wants to turn the country into a fascist state dominated by demagoguery with a religious mask."
The head of Foreign Relations for the Moscow Patriarchate, Metropolitan Hilarion, stated that what is happening in "Syria is a humanitarian crisis," in warning against the threat of genocide against the Christians in Syria.
A prominent non-governmental organization is urging the U.S. government to publicly condemn the newly proposed NGO law in Egypt, categorizing it as a setback for human rights.
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria exclaimed that the recent attacks on Coptic's in the country should not go unnoticed, and those responsible should be brought to justice.
Rev. Dr. Safwat el-Bayadi, head of the Evangelical community in Egypt, described the arrest of Copts in wake of recent attacks in Cairo as a "deviation from the course of justice."
Dr. Anwaar Abdallah, Professor of Civilization and Cultural Affairs and coordinator of the cultural exchange program between the University of Helwan and the University of Chicago, described the recent events in Egypt as "nightmarish."
One of the lawyers who submitted complaints against Abu Islam for religious defamation said the Egyptian judiciary is not serious in dealing with cases regarding contempt of Christianity.
H.G. Bishop Youssef of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese with the Southern United States said that the world has been watching the promised and historic transition to democracy in Egypt, but the recent and serial attacks on the Coptic Patriarchate and Copts throughout the country has "fundamentally undermined the movement with disgrace."
The Consultation Chamber in the North Cairo Court postponed the lawsuit filed against Ahmed Mahmoud Abdallah, a controversial entertainer more commonly known as Abu Islam, for contempt of Christianity to May 20, so that related documents can be submitted and processed.
Egypt's Interior Ministry and the Muslim Brotherhood Plan to Eliminate Copts, Says Former Politician
Mohamed Hamd el-Gamal, former head of the State Council, stated that Egypt's Interior Ministry and the Muslim Brotherhood have adopted a plan to eliminate Copts and media figures supportive of Copts in the country.
The Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Holy See of St. Mark the Apostle, H.H. Pope Tawadros II, has accused the Egyptian regime and security forces for failing to prevent the sectarian incidents of El-Khosos and St. Mark's Cathedral.
The Egyptian Center for Development Studies (ECDS) has called for Coptic Members of Parliament in the Shura Council to resign in protest against the siege of St. Mark's Cathedral.
In the wake of the attacks on St. Mark's Cathedral in Cairo, religious leaders are warning that their country is in a state of imbalance and close to falling into total chaos.
Egyptian political intellectual and writer Amin el-Mahdi described the recent assault on St. Mark's Cathedral and Al-Azhar earlier as an attempt for "sectarian fragmentation" by the Muslim Brotherhood in order to control Egyptian society.
The Christian Association of Nigerian-Americans (CANAN) recently denounced mounting pressure on the Nigerian government to grant extremist group Boko Haram amnesty.
The World Christian Forum (WCF) expressed its anxiety over the recent attacks targeting Copts in Egypt, stressing that such acts reflect sectarian incitement that could lead to dire consequences.
A number of Christian leaders and members of the Maspero Youth Union in addition hundreds of Copts attended the funeral of 34-year-old Copt Daoud Makram Daoud, one of the victims of the Khosos attacks this past Friday and Saturday in the El-Khosos City of Qaliubiya.
Egypt's former Minister of Culture, Dr. Emad Abu Ghazi, described the unprovoked attacks on the cathedral in Egypt on Sunday as "a crime by the regime," adding that he cannot understand the reason for the attacks.
Maronite Patriarch Mar Beshara Boutros el-Rai expressed concern on the situation of Christians in Syria and the increasing number of displaced Syrians living in Lebanon.
In response to the unprovoked attacks of mourners at St. Mark's Cathedral on Sunday, protesters walked through Cairo chanting slogans of peace and unity.
A leading human rights organization has urged Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi to investigate the deadly St. Mark's Cathedral attacks and bring those responsible to justice.
The Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of All Africa on the Holy See of St. Mark the Apostle, H.H. Pope Tawadros II, accused Egyptian security forces for failing to prevent the sectarian attacks at El-Khosos and St. Mark's Cathedral.
The Coptic Diocese in Los Angeles, Calif., which is headed by H.G. Bishop Serapion, vehemently condemns the attack that occurred at St. Mark's Cathedral in Cairo on Sunday, resulting in the deaths of several innocent people.
In the wake of the unprovoked attack on mourners during a funeral service at Cairo's St. Mark's Cathedral, numerous leading political figures have come out and denounced such acts of violence and blamed complicit security forces for choosing who does and does not get protection under Egyptian law.
One of Egypt's leading religous leaders, Dr. Mounir Hana Bishop of the Episcopal Church in Egypt and North Africa, has publicly condemned the attacks that targeted Cairo's St. Mark Cathedral and Khosos' church Sunday, leaving several dead and scores injured.