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A state of anger is coasting among Copts in ‘Sammālūṭ’ in al-Minya after "Faransah ʿAbd al-Sayyid", a 26-year-old female Christian-to-Muslim convert and her Muslim husband were allowed entry to there village amid increased security presence.  
The Egyptian churches reiterated rejection of the draft constitution voted in the absence of representatives of civil parties and movements as well as the church, adding the churches’ position emanated from public will and coordination with all groups in the face of a hastily-written constitution.
The Egyptian churches reiterated rejection of the draft constitution voted in the absence of representatives of civil parties and movements as well as the church, adding the churches’ position emanated from public will and coordination with all groups in the face of a hastily-written constitution.
Copts in the village of Abū Shūshah, Abū Tisht township, Qena governorate, appealed to Governor ‘Ādil Labīb and Interior Minister Ahmad Jamāl al-Dīn to sanction the resumption of works to refurbish the Anba Antonius Church by virtue of relevant official liceses dated January 8, 2012.
Archpriest Mattias Nasr, Father of Virgin Mary Church in ‘Izbit al-Nakhl, has testified in front of a presidential fact-finding committee looking into the events at Maspero October 2011, which left 27 dead. The committee is headed by Counselor Aymān‘Afīfī, and has investigated accusations from Fr....
Watanī newspaper has launched an appeal to start a fund for compensating the victims of terrorist attacks. It reported and compiled a list of hundreds of terrorist attacks against Christians since August 14 (Nādir Shukrī, Watanī, Sept. 22, p. 4). This article has no link online.
The Church of the Archbishop Michael in 6th of October City hosted the holy mass in commemoration of the Maspero Massacre and was attended by the families of the victims. Bishop Rafael, the Secretary of the Holy Synod, led the mass. Bishop Rafael stated that they await justice from the Egyptian...
Copts in Diljā of Dayr Mawās Center in al-Minya are living under siege by Morsi’s supporters and Islamists groups. They extort Copts in order to leave them alive after more than 20 houses belonging to Copts have been burned in the village (Nādir Shukrī, Watanī, Aug. 25, p. 13).  Read original text...
  Fādīah ‘Abd al-Saīd migrated from Rafah to Asyut because she suffered under the harassment by terrorists despite the fact that Copts and Muslims were of one family in al-‘Arīsh and both wished to delete the box “Religion” in the national ID cards (
The Evangelist Synod in Cairo recently gathered to discuss remarks of Pastor Sāmih Maurice during his homily on the formation of a committee that deals with the topic of “gifts of the Holy Spirit”, which has led to resentment from evangelical Copts. 

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