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I visited Egypt with a Christian delegation between January 21 and February 4. It was remarkable to see banners throughout Egypt with texts about Muslim-Christian unity. No one, however, knew whether these were just words or not but in the days following the revolt, which began on January 25,...
Dan Wooding, founder of ASSIST Ministries, reported on the massacre of a Christian family in the village of Sharona near Maghagha, Minya province, on January 30, news which was terribly shocking. Wooding obtained the news from Mary Abdelmessih, writing for the Assyrian International News Agency (...
  As Egyptian opposition protests enter their third day, some leaders in the Coptic Orthodox Church are urging their members not to participate, which has caused a reaction by some Christians who feel the church should be involved...    
After the end of the priest’s wife crisis, Miny witnesses a new crisis after more than 500 Copts demonstrated in Maghaghah bishopric protesting against the governor’s decision to suspend the license of the building of a new bishopric. Bishop Aghathoun asserts that Copts will protest until they get...
A crisis broke out yesterday between the Minya governorate and the Maghāghah bishopric because of the disagreement over the licenses to build the new bishopric. Maghāghah Copts organized a peaceful demonstration protesting against suspending the licenses and threatened to escalate the issue to Pope...
CIDT’s Jayson Casper experiences his first Easter in Egypt
Yusuf Sidhum summarises the information included in his previous four articles about the discrimination practised against Copts in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Minya. Sidhum uses the backdrop of his recent articles to highlight the crucial need for the unified law for houses of worship to be...
Julie Casper narrates a Casper family trip to two of the Holy family sites located south of Cairo near Maghāghah.

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