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The article discusses Assiut Bishop Mikhā’īl and strategies he has used to advanced the cause of his church.
The author discusses the land dispute over 13 feddans outside of the Holy Virgin Monastery in Assiut. He complains that the authorities have failed to implement all the rulings in favor of the monastery.
The article discusses the case of a church in Assuit, Upper Egypt, which was granted a license to renovate the church, but is encountering problems with security in implementing the approved renovations.
Majdī Khalīl discusses the forced disappearance of Coptic girls. The phenomenon is not new, however it being announced more frequently. Khalīl discusses the reasons why Coptic families are more often daring to announce the disappearance of their girls, and the reasons behind the increase of the...
Al-Ahali published a photo of Virgin Mary on its front page under the title of "The First Photo of the Holy Virgin." It mentioned that a Muslim woman took this photo when the strong lights shone above the towers of the Saint Marcos church in Assiut. al-Akhbar wrote that the Bishopric of...
The spiritual phenomenon and lights, which accompanied the apparition of the Holy Virgin in the province of Assiut have continued for the third month. Thousands of people go there wanting to see her and get blessed. Some of them have reportedly been miraculously cured of dangerous diseases.
Sectarian tension erupted in Assuit’s peaceful village of Bahīj after Yūsuf Fathī Ni‘nā‘, a Copt, declared his Islam amidst strong opposition from his family.
‘Imād Basālī argues that the government’s culture of secrecy has disguised the true number of Copts in Egypt. While official statistics indicate that Copts constitute 7 to 10% of Egypt’s population, the Coptic Orthodox Church says that there are an estimated 10 million Copts in Egypt.
Holy lights reported in the sanctuary of St Michael’s cathedral in Assiut, Upper Egypt draw thousands of Christians.
Majdī Khalīl describes Assiut as a brave city which has managed to triumph over the forces of evil.


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