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After Minya's last incident the day before yesterday, a new chapter has been added to a series of decades-long bloody attacks targeting Egyptian Christians. Since the 1919 Revolution till today, and always, Christian generations, one after another, have proven an impressive loyalty to their...
In a rare humanitarian gesture, an Egyptian Christian refused to take the State compensation for his father who was killed when terrorists killed him and 28 others and injuring further 20 in the bus heading in late May to the monastery of Anba Samū`īl near the town of al-'Adwa, north of Minya.
I do not understand what the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar (Ahmad al-Tayyeb) meant when he said that “there is a conspiracy plan for combating religion and annulling its role in giving direction in life, a plan that aims at destructing the heritage of traditions.” In my opinion, heritage and religion are...
Headed by Dr. Māya Mursi, chairperson of the National Council for Women (NCW), the opening ceremony of the training program for female preachers and nuns is to be held on July 5, coming Tuesday, at Al-Safīr Hotel, Cairo. It is expected that representatives from the Ministry of Endowments, the...
Anba Damīyānūs, Archbishop of Mount Sinai and Al-Tōr (formerly Raithu) welcomed the invitation of Egypt's Minister of Antiquities, Dr. Khālid al-'Anānī, to attend the vigil organized in honor of the soldiers killed in a car explosion and gun attack on the military checkpoint in the Sinai city of...
“Hunger has no religion” is the motto of those who offer the charity table, or mā`idat al-rahmān, in Egypt, for iftār during the fasting month of Ramadan for the poor and needy among Muslims who are unable to provide for themselves and for their families. The Egyptian society is familiar with these...
Shaykh Mazhar Shahīn, member of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, said on the website of Sawt al-Ūmmah (the Voice of the Nation) commenting on the Ministry of Interior's disclosure of a terrorist plot against one of the churches of Alexandria, “I commend police officers for detecting such...
It is not surprising that the terror attacks on Christian families in the town of Al-`Arīsh raise so much anger among the people and evoke all this sympathy and solidarity with the victims of sectarian violence. The situation is serious, as terrorism does not attempt to intimidate Christian...
Priests and Imams, representing Al-Azhar and Egypt's three major Churches, launched their initiative “together for Egypt's progress” by visiting hospitals in the Upper-Egyptian governorate of Minya.
Pastor of the Nasr City Coptic Evangelical Church, Fr. `Ezzat Shāker, is to hold the annual charitable Īftār on June 6 on the occasion of the Muslim fasting Ramadan, which is expected to start on May 26 this year.

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