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Judge Muṣṭafā Alham, Governor of Luxor, met with the delegation of the Italian Catholic Church, headed by the Italian archbishop Luigi Vari, accompanied by Bishop ʿAmānūʾīl ʿAyyād, Luxor Archbishop of Coptic Catholics and the coordinator of the visit.
Official leaders attended yesterday the inauguration Mass celebration of the Evangelical Church of Banī Mazār in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Minya.  The church, including further 17 Coptic institutions in the governorate, was destroyed in 2013 by elements of the banned Muslim Brotherhood in a...
In Luxor governorate, a large number of Copts and women participated in the parliamentary elections that took place on November 28, 2011. Citizens were eager to participate with their votes in the elections. [Reviewer's Note: News story was also mentioned in al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, page 5, November 29...
Over one million Copts and thousands of Muslims gathered at Mount Ruzayqāt for celebrations of Mār Girgis (Saint George) Day, which go on until November 17. Among the attendees is Governor of Luxor, Dr. Samīr Faraj, who declared a state of emergency to guarantee all the necessary services for the...
The governor of Luxor denies circulated rumors about an alleged attempt to destroy a church in the city’s downtown.
Hānī Samīr reports on the claims of Ra’fat Samīr, head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights office in Luxor, that Luxor Municipality has seized church lands.
The Egyptian-Polish archaeological mission unearthed three papyri containing Coptic inscriptions that date back to the sixth century during excavation works at one of the Middle Kingdom tombs in al-Karnak, Luxor.
Father Shenouda Marqus welcomes President Mubārak’s decision to annul the Hamāyounī Decree, which required a presidential permission for the simple repairs to church buildings.
Victor Salama writes a report on the sectarian attacks in al-‘Udaysāt, Luxor, resulting in the deaths of two Christians.
These articles address how sectarian strife in Egypt occurs in several areas under various forms. Although calm appears to be quickly restored, everyone seems to await a new crisis. The writers suggest that old ways of dealing with the crisis are futile, and that there should be more frankness and...

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