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The Public Prosecutor, counselor Tal'at Ibrāhīm, ordered the State Security chief, Counselor Tāmir al-Farghanī, to carry out an investigation on a case filed by Khālid al-Misrī, general secretary of the National Centre for the Defense of Freedoms, accusing the newly elected Coptic Orthodox Pope...
This morning, the Secretary of the Holy Synod and General Bishop of the Churches in Downtown gave a statement on the Monastery of St. Macarius in Wadi Rayan in Faiyum. This happened during the consecration of three altars in the Church of the Virgin Mary and St. John in Bab el Louk
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.
The Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod is expected to recognize the monastery officially soon after Pope Tawādrūs recognized it indirectly when he delegated General Bishop Makāriyyūs of al-Minyā to run the monastery’s affairs, the source told al-Dustūr.
The Coptic Orthodox Church announced it had signed an agreement with the Egyptian Ministry of Environmental regarding the monastic settlement of St. Makāriyyūs Monastery in Wādī al-Rayyān in exchange of annual leasing fees.
Christian denominations behind the controversy over the "personal status" law We do not want a slanderous or offensive media. We will raise a case to appeal on the investigation of the "Lady of the Vineyard" case Christian students are forced to memorize Qur'an and prophetic traditions I agree to...
Father Mattah al-Māskīn, before his consecration he was called Yūsuf Iskandar, was born on September 20, 1919 in Banhā,  Cairo. al-Māskīn participated in the Sunday School Movement and became a monk in 1948 knowing that the church could only be reformed from within. Students from the Sunday School...
Jawzīf Malāk a human rights delegate for the state of minorities with the United Nations reported that there is a fear that the Wādī al-Riyān Monastery crisis is escalating between the two parties and the rights organizations that are becoming involved in the matter. Malāk demanded that the state...
After more than a year of conflict with the state and the church over the priests’ refusal to allow the passage of the road, Father Athanasios, one of the monks who objected the building of a road that crosses the land of Al-Rayān, said that the crisis has been resolved after negotiations between...
Abba Ibram, Bishop of Faiyum, negated claims by monks at the Abba Makarious Monastery that local authorities assaulted the monks during a disagreement that started when the monks beginning to illegally build on a natural reserve. Local authority officials later filed a case against the monks,...

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