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  In al-Ahrām, Usāmah Siddīq writes about the Coptic celebrations in Virgin Mary Monastery in Asyut govenrorate marking the anniversary of the visit of the holy family after they fled Palestine. The celebrations, lasting for fifteen days (from the 7th to the 22nd of August) consist of different...
  In Rose al-Yūsuf, ‘Alā’ al-Hīnī writes about a case in al-Minya governorate where security services have succeeded in ending a sectarian conflict by holding a reconciliatory meeting between Muslims and Christians in the village of Dār al-Barshā. This meeting came after an outbreak of violence...
In response to widespread rumors that the Minya Diocese is playing a role in campaigning for a certain candidate [name not mentioned], it has issued a statement rejecting this.
With the endorsement of the Grand Imām Ahmad al-Tayyib Shaykh of the Azhar, a new branch of ‘Bayt al-‘Ailah (a body related to the Azhar comprised of Christian and Muslim leaders and scholars), was inaugurated in the governorate of Sohag by several officials, among them Dr. ‘Abbās Shūmān, Deputy of...
Security Forces in Asyut have found a letter addressed to the office of the Muslim Brotherhood in Qena. 
Bishop Pachomius announced on August 10 the list of 17 candidates for the Coptic Orthodox Patriarch seat. They are seven bishops and ten monks:
The Copts in Diljā have held the first Sunday mass after the army and police forces entered the village. This was held in the Monastery of Virgin Mary and Bishop Abram that was burnt in the presence of security forces (Islām Fahmī and Khadīgā al-‘Adlī, al-Watan, Sept. 23, p. 3). Read original text...
Yesterday afternoon the U.S.Congress Foreign Relations Committee held (Oct. 1) a formal hearing on the violation of human rights in Egypt and theattacksonChristiansandchurches. This was in the presenceofBishopAngaelos, Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church of England.The session included a hearing...
The Egyptian Council for Human Rights has denounced the attacks and violations against some citizens in Upper Egypt as well as al-Minya Governorate, due to their adherence to the Christianity. The council made a formal statement that there is a methodological targeting of Christians due to their...
The Coptic Orthodox Patriarchy in Alexandria warned that leaflets attributed to a Coptic author have been spread in the streets of Alexandria including false information about the “Copts’ success” in ousting the Islamists from power. Also the leaflet says that Copts have filed a claim for autonomy...

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