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Coptic Orthodox Bishop Makāriyyūs‎ of al-Minyā said an agreement was signed between the church and the Egyptian Ministry of Environment to allow monastic life at St. Makāriyyūs‎’ Monastery in Wādī al-Rayyān within the area agreed upon.
Altercations occurred between workers at the local and environmental unit at Yūsuf Al-Seddeek Center and monks from the Abba Makarious Monastery after the monks attempted to illegally build on a nature reserve near the monastery. The Head of Faiyum Security was forced to interfere and later senior...
The article discusses a dispute between inhabitants of two hamlets and a local landowner over the course of a water pipeline.
Two young women, Maryān Mīlād and Teresa ‘Ayyād, were last Monday returned to their families by the police after a reported conversion to Islam followed by three days of demonstrations by the Coptic youth community at the Mar Girgis Church, in denunciation of what the protesters described as the...
Egyptian authorities recently managed to avoid a new clash with the Copts by handing over two young ladies to the Fayyoum Church after seriously considering their conversion to Islam. Demonstrations in front of the church occurred after rumors had spread. The rumors were that local authorities...
This article shows that bishop Bīshūy does not like the approach of Rose al- Yūsuf newspaper and wants Copts to boycott it, which is viewed by Copts as reversion in the church’s reform.
The recent intensive conference seminars, which were supposed to be on doctrine, attacked several Coptic figures and church symbols, including as Father Mattá al-Maskīn, father Ibrāhīm ‘Abd al- Sayyid and Max Michel.
A copy of the Group for Democratic Development and Andalus Institute for Tolerance and Anti-Violence Studies’ report on the Alexandria sectarian riots in October 2005.
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