Repeatedly we hear of reports that Muslims are attacking Christians. One such recent report is a clash in Alexandria in which one Christian died from a heart attack.  “A fight started between two young men, one Copt and the other Muslim, when the Copt allegedly sexually harassed the latter's...
In Banī Mazār village, al-Minya governorate, al-Shaykh Fadl Secondary School refused to let a Coptic girl, first secondary grade, in for the eighth day running for refusing to wear a hijāb. When the girl's father went to school to object the measure, the school administration filed a libel report...
Egyptian newspapers dedicated much of their Sunday coverage to ‘Āmir ‘Āshūr, the man accused of killing one Christian and injuring five others on a train in southern Egypt last Tuesday...  
  Several newspapers report that an off-duty Egyptian police officer boarded a train on Tuesday in Samallūt, a city in the Minya Governorate in southern Egypt, before shotting six people, who were discovered to be Christians.   Al-Misrī al-Yawm reports that 71 year-old Fathī Mus’ad Ghattas was...
Dr. Mamdouh Al-Biltagi, minister of tourism says that it there is much interest by tourists worldwide in the route taken in Egypt by the Holy Family, especially as the Millennium celebrations draw near.
Since the issue of the Ottoman decree known as the Hamayouni law in 1856 that concerns the building of churches, Christians have disagreed on whether this law is a blessing or a curse. The building of churches at that time equated mosque building with church building on condition that approval is...
For the first time after the Luxor attack on November 17, 1997, Islamist militants went on the offensive again. They attacked in Beni-Mazaar, near Minia, a police car carrying four policemen, including Lt. Col. Alaa Qandil, and killed them. Two civilians, who happened to be on the spot, were...
The article reports on the opening of the building of the Banī Mazār Diocese.
Interpretations of freedom vary enormously around the world. In this editorial Drs. Hulsman comments on discussions about the Egyptian view of freedom and states that some people believe that religious identity has become more important than national identity in Egypt.
The article reports on the church trial of an Orthodox priest on charges of financial and moral indiscretions.
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