This article talks about an Egyptian nun who has been serving the poor and sick in the Malakal province of Sudan for the past four years. Sister Lisa al-Hakīm stresses that people should give to the poor in times of need, and be thankful for what God has bestowed upon them.
Security authorities in the governorate of Qinā managed to control incidents of Muslim-Christian sectarian sedition in the village of al-‘Ulayqāt. Rumors about Christian residents of the village intending to build a church led the Muslim youths to organize demonstrations and to clash with Christian...
The Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church held its annual meeting. Contrary to all expectations, the Holy Synod did not decide on any punishment in the trial against clergymen who had made allegations against Bishop Bīshūy and the Holy Synod. Rumors have spread about the church’s boycott of Wat...
Ownership of a piece of land in the Upper Egyptian village of Isnā ignites sectarian strife between Muslims and Christians of the village. Both groups seem to have equally official documents proving ownership of the land.
The Egyptian-Polish archaeological mission unearthed three papyri containing Coptic inscriptions that date back to the sixth century during excavation works at one of the Middle Kingdom tombs in al-Karnak, Luxor.
A Coptic man falsified official documents and got married with three women, one of them was Muslim. He issued a false death certificate to his wife to become able to marry again in the church.
Dr. Nasr Allāh al-Barājah, a professor at South Valley University, was suspended for three months after his Coptic students complained that the book he authored and had been teaching contained harsh criticism of Christian doctrines and insults to Christian monks and nuns.
‘Abd al-Hakīm al-Qādī writes about the newly appointed governor of Qena, Majdī Ayyūb.
A frequently recurring problem has to do with religious identity, and specifically the documented religion of an individual oftentimes contradicting his actual religious practices. The article discusses this issue, and presents some specific cases.
The Holy Synod’s decision to dismiss Bishop Ammonius was made in order to appease some members of the Holy Synod and a Coptic businessman.