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In the wake of sectarian attacks in al-‘Udaysāt, Luxor, Youssuf Sidhom criticizes the behavior of the security apparatus.
Bishop Paphnotius and the congregation of the priests of the diocese of Samalut and Taha Al-‘Ameda are bidding farewell to the souls of the innocent martyrs of church service, the priest and members of the administrative committee of the church of Mar Mina of Taha.
A priest and two members of the church board of Taha al-‘Ameda died after an accident with a speeding car driven by a police officer in the early hours of Sunday May 2. Problems started after six meters of a poorly built fence the old Mar Mina church in Taha al-‘Ameda collapsed because of a strong...
Last Sunday, another deplorable incident of sectarian prejudice occurred in the village of Taha al-Ameda in Samalot, Minya, in Upper Egypt. Three innocent victims including Father Ibrahim al-Qiss Mikhail, priest of the local Mar Mina church, lost their lives. Three others—including the responsible...
Washington DC (5/2/04) - In the early morning hours of Sunday, May 2nd, Egyptian police forces in El Minia, Egypt arrested a Coptic priest and four other Copts. After loading [sic!!] the Copts onto a police truck, Egyptian police drove the speeding vehicle into a water canal, killing three of the...
A police officer arrested five Christians in the early hours of Sunday 2 May in the village of Taha Al-‘Amada, El Minia. Father Ibrahim Mikhail and four others were charged with the unlawful construction of a church fence. The arrested men were bound and placed in the back of a rented vehicle....
Barnabas Fund reported that the death of three Christians in Samalut was murder. AWR believes that is not the case. This article tries to explain the differences in positions.
The problems around Taha al-’Ameda were discussed in length in the program “In Depth” on channel 1, immediately after the evening news on Monday May 31. The program provides well-documented subjects, is well viewed and respected. “In Depth” gave with approximately 45 minutes a substantial amount of...
Last Thursday was the forty-day anniversary of the unfortunate accident of Taha Al-‘Ameda. It was time to go to the village to reveal the truth. Those who survived the accident talked for the first time.
Bishop Paphnotius, bishop of Samalut, led a mass prayer in the forty-day anniversary mass for the victims of Taha Al-‘Ameda after which, he gave a speech detailing the events of the accident and its consequences. He began his speech with spiritual words on the Bible and he ended it with a plea to...
Archpriest Rofael Sami present a lengthy review of the history of Taha Al-‘Ameda and its the Church of St. Mina. Archpriest Sami also presents an architectural description of the Church of St. Mina, stressing the historical significance of the ancient well inside the church. The author concludes...
Rumors changed the car accident, in which Father Mikhael and two members of his church died, into murder. Coptic human rights lawyer Maurice Sadeq makes false and inflammatory statements that create bitter feelings and tensions between Muslims and Christians.
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