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In her statement disclosed yesterday, Friday, the Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt said that a terror attack targeted Christians in the Minya governorate killing 7 and injuring 14 others. The spokesman of the Egyptian Church, Būlus Ḥalīm, said that these statistics are preliminary and will continue...
An article in memorium of Metropolitan Bishop Bishoy (1942-2018)
The village of Dimshāw has become the scene of tensions between Muslims and Christians because Christians wanted to change a prayer house into a church building. It happens a lot that Christians in villages with no or insufficient church buildings meet for prayer in a house. Generally Muslims in...
Dozens of Copts protested outside the Supreme Court to reject verdicts sentencing 12 Christians to 25-year imprisonment terms in the case of sectarian unrest in Abū Qurqās, al-Minya, in April. [‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, al-Wafd, May 28, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
There have been numerous demands to call off the Egyptian Family House (EFH), following its intervention in the Coptic crisis in the village of Dimshāw Hāshim in Minya. The governorate of Minya has witnessed many attacks on Copts, the latest of which led to the displacement of some families from...
Minya A customary reconciliation committee  succeeded in reaching a final reconciliation between Copts and Muslims in Bani Ahmad Village in al-Minya. Both parties agreed to withdraw the lawsuits from court. The two sides also agreed on an indemnity clause of 2 million LE if either side attacks the...
Following a Christian donation to build a mosque, a Qurʾān teacher gives half of his salary to the Bishopric of Minya. Working as PR in al-Minya municipality, Usāma Muḥammad Amīn, announced that he donated half of his one-month salary to the Coptic Orthodox church.
The prosecution has ordered the arrest of the 14 defendants from al-Hiwārtah and Nazlit-‘Ābid incidents in Minya. They are accused of blocking reconciliation efforts that started two days ago with Bayt al-‘Āi’lah (Māhir ‘Abd al-Sabūr, al-Shurūq, Dec. 6, p. 5). Read original text in Arabic.
Bishop Makarios of Minya stated that the Church does not recognize the solutions based on customary reconciliation sessions. He added that this is because such solutions are considered an insult to the state of rule of law (Ashraf Kamāl, al-Wafd, Dec. 6, p. 2). Read original text in Arabic.
The village of al-Qays, Banī Mazār town, was the scene of a squabble between a Jamā’ah member and a Copt over the latter’s shooting on camera supporters of Muslim Brotherhood’s presidential candidate Muhammad Mursī outside the voting station while directing voters to cast their ballots in favor of...

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