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The Coptic Orthodox Archdiocese in Port Said [Būr Saʿīd] issued a statement thanking President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī regarding the Christians of al-ʿArīsh, who have been forced to leave their homes in al-ʿArīsh and move to other governorates to live.
General ʿĀdil al-Ghaḍbān, governor of Port Said [Būr Saʿīd], caused a crisis for the displaced Copts from al-ʿArīsh, who have been living in the governorate since 2017, after informing families that he will no longer be paying for the money that helps them pay rent. Despite the number of displaced...
For decades now, Egyptian Coptic Christians and Muslims have been citing widely diverging numbers for the percentage of Christians in Egypt. In the absence of reliable, published data, the figures vary wildly, anywhere from 6 to 24 percent of population.
On behalf of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt, Hegumen of the Ismā’īliya Diocese, Fr. Kirillus Ibrāhīm, organized the follow-up of the displaced families, who flew from al-`Arīsh to Ismā’īliya in the event of the massacres committed by Dā’ish against Egyptian Christians in North Sinai. The...
His eminence Bishop Bīmin, head of the Crisis Committee of the Holy Synod of the church, accompanied by Bishop Qūzmān of North Sinai, made a visit to the families of al-ʿArīsh in the camp of  al-Qirsh in al-Ismāʿīlīya to inspect the conditions of the Coptic families displaced from their homes. The...
In the wake of two important conferences held recently in Cairo about citizenship rights and democracy, Diana al-Dab‘ examines the role of Copts in diaspora in these two conferences.
According to a Canadian newspaper, about 100 Egyptian Coptic families are in hiding in Canada or waiting for a refugee hearing.
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