25. Coptic Church handed new endowments

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The Ministry of Waqfs (Religious Endowments) has recently handed over 14 more feddans [a feddan is an area approximately equal to an acre] of land to the Coptic Church. This takes to around 680 feddans the total number of feddans of land endowments delivered back to the church to the Church since 1996.

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The Ministry of Waqfs (Religious Endowments) has recently handed over more 14 feddans to the Coptic Church. This takes to around 680 feddans the total number of land delivered
to the Church since 1996.


Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria tomorrow gives a press conference on the Coptic endowments handed over to the Church.


A joint committee from the Waqfs Ministry and the Coptic Endowments Authority are working to decide on other plots of land whose total area is put at 365 feddans.

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