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Bishop Dimitrius of Mallawī and al-Ashmūnīn, al-Minya Governorate, has called on Bishop Pachomius, Coptic Orthodox Acting Patriarch not to permit the candidacy of Bishops for the position of patriarch and to restrict the candidacies to monks “so that spiritual and church laws not be broken.”
The Copts in Diljā have held the first Sunday mass after the army and police forces entered the village. This was held in the Monastery of Virgin Mary and Bishop Abram that was burnt in the presence of security forces (Islām Fahmī and Khadīgā al-‘Adlī, al-Watan, Sept. 23, p. 3). Read original text...
Yesterday afternoon the U.S.Congress Foreign Relations Committee held (Oct. 1) a formal hearing on the violation of human rights in Egypt and theattacksonChristiansandchurches. This was in the presenceofBishopAngaelos, Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church of England.The session included a hearing...
Unknown assailants opened fire on the car Bishop Makarios in Minya while he going to visit the village of Sirū center in Abu Qurqās to give condolences to a Christian family there. On its part, the Coptic Orthodox Church issued a statement confirming that Bishop Makarios is unhurt (Ashraf Kamāl, al...
A Coptic accountant of Nasser Social Bank has been kidnapped in Matāy in al-Minya governorate. The kidnappers intercepted his car and threatened him with firearms. A 33-year-old employee and a Kūm-Matāy village resident, Osama Muhībb Jonan Josef, has been reported kidnapped. His brother, 26,...
Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments, stated in an interview that the reason for his request to the Ministry of Justice to grant the right of judicial arrest to the inspectors of the Ministry of Endowments is to increase the control of the Ministry over the mosques and stop any...
For the second week in a row, the Endowment Department in Minya failed to put the mosques of the Jamā’ah al- Islāmiyah under control. Last week this made Endowment Ministry officers file a complaint in the police station against Muhammad Yaqūb, a popular Salafī preacher. The same incident recurred...
About 37 Muslim Brotherhood members were sentenced to death, while 491 others have had jail sentences of 25 years of jail. 683 members were sentenced to death pending the opinion of the grand muftī, including the supreme guide of the Muslim Brotherhood Muhammad Badī’. 
Rev. Tharwat Qādis, head of the elections committee in the Evangelical Synod of the Nile, announced the results of the elections of the Evangelical Community Council. 
The  Appropriations Subcommittee in the US Congress has rejected to send financial assistance to Egypt, in protest against the judicial ruling that has sentenced hundreds to death in Minya.

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