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Titles concern the return of Coptic endowments to the Coptic Orthodox Church which the service has reported for the last two weeks. Sami Fahmi gives an account in Al-Ahali of the procedures of the handing over of the endowments. No new arguments were added in these articles.
Subtitle:Saad Zaghloul distributed bibles to excellent students and made, for the first time, the study of Christianity a scholastic subjectNot mentioning the religion on the identity card is an important request. Syria did it, but Egypt continues to refuseThere is a belief that Copts are rich...
The increasing phenomenon of the deposition of Orthodox priests has caused great controversy within the Coptic Orthodox Church.
Copts have asked the minister of awqāf [endowments] to give back the endowments of the Coptic Orthodox Church with the money the land would have gained in rent.
President Mubarak issued a presidential decree approving the new management board of the Coptic Endowments Authority. Officials within the authority explain that the problems between the authority and the Ministry of Endowments are dissolving after the authority reclaimed 600 feddans. The total...
The Egyptian Court of Cassation is looking into an appeal filed by the prosecution against Al-Kosheh sentences, amidst expectations of announcing its acceptance of the appeal.
... The head of the St. Catherine’s monastery filed a complaint against Bishop Makari, the recently-appointed bishop of Sinai, and accused him of trying to deprecate the historical importance of the monastery, which produces most of the tourist traffic in the area. The head of the monastery, Bishop...
Al-Wafd asks why the Egyptian government neglect the publishing of news of incidents and crises that happen here and do not respond until only after the incidents or crises are reported by international media by which time it is too late. Al-Wafd here presents a detailed description of the recent...
As if Egypt needed more problems, emigrant Copts are adding another one on its mountain of problems. Because the sickness is in the same body, and because our biggest worries come from inside, the solution always comes from inside, as Abnodi [an Egyptian poet] said in "Dying on Asphalt", ’the...
A minority of the emigrant Copts claims that the Coptic endowments in Egypt have been confiscated and no attempts have been made to solve this problem. They pay millions in publishing advertisements in the American newspapers to circulate the idea that Copts in Egypt are suffering some problems,...

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