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On Friday, The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Samālūṭ, Minya, held a liturgy marking the 4th anniversary of the martyrdom of 20 Copts who were beheaded by ISIL or Dāʿish in Libya. Bouquets of roses were placed before the icons and shrines dedicated to the martyrs.
In an attempt to appease the tense atmosphere in the village of Banī Hassan al-Ashrāf, al-Minya governorate, a 'urfī (informal) conciliatory session was held in coordination with security agencies to settle sectarian unrest between two Coptic and Muslim families. [Teresa Kamāl and 'Alā' Sarhān,...
Nine Coptic families in Egyptian Rafah started packing up and leaving to the city of al-‘Arīsh following recent threats a few days ago as some members of those families said they are relocating to ‘Arīsh after the governor approved to send them there, where there are no dwelling places available.
The Attorney General of Minya police station, under the supervision of counselor Aḥmad al-Fūlī, attorney general of the southern district prosecution, decided to extend the detention of 19 accused of the Muslims of Dimshāw Hāshim village in Minya governorate for 15 days. They are accused of rioting...
Always cognizant of St. Mary’s significance as pertaining to her bearing Christ in her womb, the Coptic Church spends the Coptic month Kiahk to celebrate Christ’s birth (on the 29th of Kiahk) honoring the Mother of God.
A statement issued by the Catholic Diocese of Minya, stated that there are no criminal suspicion in the deaths of 11 Copts who drowned in Rās Gharīb, the Red Sea. The statement pointed out that the victims were part of a trip organized by the church to Coptic monasteries in the Red Sea governorate
The Coptic Orthodox Church has stated that the first phase of the renovation of the churches that were destroyed in the aftermath of the dispersal of Rab’ah and Nahdah sit ins on August 14, 2013, was completed in five governorates. 
The diocese of al- Minya and Abu Qurqās organized a ceremony on the occasion of the second anniversary of Pope Shinūda’s death.
All Egyptian churches congratulated Mursī for winning the state’s top post as Coptic movements and citizens urged him to fulfill his promises, including the establishment of a state of citizenship. Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymā, the chairman of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod’s Information...
Two days after she was absent from her house, 20-year-old Christine, whose father reported missing since Monday (May 14), has turned out to have sought the help of Priest Damyan of Abu Jūy Church in al-Minya governorate, because she did not want to marry her cousin as her father wished. Christine...

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