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Christian places of prayer subjected to increasing attacks
Magdī al Batītī, Governor of Beni Suef, has inaugurated the Bayt al- ‘Ailah in the district of Biba, Beni Suef. 
Alleged members of the Muslim Brotherhood executed a number of attacks against citizens yesterday in an attempt to prevent them from casting their votes. 
Lawyer of the Diocese of Bība, in the Banī Suwayf Governorate, Dr. ʿAbdallah Bushrā, said that Egyptian security forces stationed at Minya’s al-ʿAdwah checkpoint had stopped Monday night a convoy of busses with 250 Copts on board, heading to Asiyūṭ to participate in a church conference convening in...
Last week, Samy Aziz Fahmy a young boy about to turn 18 disappeared from Semesta, Beni Suef.    On his 18th birthday it was announced that he had converted to Islam. The conversion sparked demonstrations from both Muslims and Copts in the area which resulted in sectarian violence. The validity of...
Mai Magdy is an Egyptian English language trainee working in our office. She is a graduate from Cairo University in the field of media communications. In taking advantage of her skills in the course of providing her opportunity to learn English writing skills and research patterns we asked her to...
In the aftermath of the Izbet Bushra incidents, this paper considers the following questions using results from a questionnaire carried out amongst monks in the region: What are the community patterns necessary to avoid the occurrence of religious tension? Though the practical question is not...
Christian places of prayer subjected to increasing attacks
On the difficulties encountered by Copts seeking to pray in villages that do not have a proper church
Rev. Safwat al-Bayyādī presents his views on peacemaking through education, training, and personal involvement. He also discusses the value of religious initiatives to promote peace. Article full text: On November 18, 2009 I had a chance to interview Rev. Safwat al-Bayyādī, President of the...

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