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The conflict resolution committee in Matay center north of Minya held a reconciliation session between the family of the Coptic teacher who was killed by the family of a Muslim student who was caught smoking in school .
The phenomena of attacks launched against Copts and their belongings and lives have reemerged. This is happening especially after a number of fatwás have been issued against them and in some hot areas such as Minya, Qena, Sohag and Aswan. These places have witnessed attacks against Copts in the...
The churches of Egypt have celebrated yesterday the Day of Resurrection (Easter). Governors of al-Minya and Fayyum visited churches in their respective governorates.
Salafīs have stopped Shaykh Muhammad ‘Iz al-Dīn Abd al-Sattar, First Deputy for preaching affairs, Ministry of Endowments, from entering al-Rahmān al-Rahīm mosque in MutāhrahVillage, Abū Qurqās district, Minya. Instead they allowed Shaykh Muhammad Ya’qūb to give the Friday sermon. 
After he has saved 491 Muslim Brotherhood members from death, the naming that some Muslim Brotherhood sympathizers have given Shaykh Shawqī ‘Allām, Grand Muftī of Egypt, is no longer applicable.
On December 31, Egyptian President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī announced that a high counter-sectarian commission is to be formed and its work put immediately into effect. The presidential decree came after a police man shot dead a man and his son in Minya, which was the most recent incident after a...
Copts in Minya, whose churches suffered a frenzied campaign of arson, vandalism and looting on August 14 last year after the Rabi’ah and al- Nahdah sit ins were dispersed, are resorting to pray in their burnt churches.
Fr. Istafanous Shihātah priest of the Samalūt Diocese has opened the Church of Saint Karas in Ma’sarah, Minya.
‘Iffat  al-‘Iryān, the husband of ‘Imān Marcos, known as the woman of Jabal al- Tayr that the leaders of the church sent his wife to an unknown place until things calm down in the village.

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