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On February 15, the churches of Minya and Alexandria commemorated the “martyrs” killed five years ago in Libya by Dāʿish (the Islamic State) in 2015, after the Holy Synod dedicated February 15 as an annual day to celebrate “the feast of the new martyrs.”
In the village of Jaʿawīr, the center of Mallawī in al-Minyā governorate, cooler heads prevailed in containing a sectarian crisis that would have spread if not for the culture of love and pluralism among the people in the village and rapid security intervention.  The source of the anger was an...
The Minyā Criminal Court sentenced three people, accused of stripping the clothes off a Coptic woman in May of 2016, to ten years in prison.  The court sentenced the defendants in absentia, since they did not respond to the court’s attendance notification.
This paper begins by reviewing Egypt’s post-2011 transition prior to 2013, which includes briefs on the 2011-2012 parliamentary elections, the 2012 presidential elections, and unrest and sectarian violence during the period between Ḥusnī Mubārak’s overthrow and the summer of 2013.
The mayor of al-Karam village, which lies in al-Minyā governorate, held a reconciliatory session in his house including Copts and those accused of burning houses of Copts in May 2016. Participants in the session expressed their support for peace, an inclusive understanding of what it means to be...
The criminal court in al-Minyā decided to delay a judgment to April 16th for the arson case of Coptic homes in the village of al-Karam, the center of Abū Qurqāṣ in al-Minyā.  This came after today’s session where Copts from the village provided testimony in court.   The Copts in front of the judge...
The Coptic Orthodox Church announced in a statement yesterday the inauguration of Mār Jirjis Church in Abū Qurqāṣ Center, Minya.
A new problem has emerged in Egypt in recent days. It is about the freedom of Christian women in general to change their religion to Islam and the consequent possibility of marriage to a Muslim and the transition from a Christian family to a Muslim family. This is the background of tensions...
The Episcopal Church launched the "Art for All People" initiative as part of the h "Together for the Development of Egypt" project in al- Minya governorate. The initiative aims to address the problems that young people face in Egypt through artistic performances and presentations prepared by three...
Egypt has a long history related to issues between Muslims and Christians. Apparently, this was the fundamental reason for creating that conference which is sponsored by the center of Arab-West Understanding in cooperation with a huge electronic English database about the religion’s role in the...

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