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General Sāmiḥ al-Qāḍī, governor of Minya, stressed the need for everyone to join forces to overcome all obstacles to complete the work being implemented in the second phase of developing the Holy Family Path in the Dayr Jabal al-Ṭayr region. This is in an attempt to promote the region, to show...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St Mark, has approved the official logo which will be used in banners and other publicity material for the ‘Revival of the Holy Family’s Journey in Egypt’ project, in light of the efforts made to cover the 25 sites of the path between...
The Orthodox Copts commemorated the return of the remnants of the 20 Coptic martyrs who were killed by members of ISIS in Libya in 2015. Prayers for the martyrs were held at home to limit the spread of Coronavirus. 
Bishop Bafnūtiyyūs, bishop of Samāllūṭ, emphasized that the Coptic martyrs of Libya provided an epic and strength for the Christian faith in the face of Dāʿish and demonstrated to the world the truth of their steadfast faith.  According to him, history will continue to remember the day that these...
British Ambassador Geoffrey Adams, along with his wife, visited the Virgin Monastery, Jabal al-Ṭayr, in Samālūṭ, Minyā governorate. They were received by Rev. Fr. Dāwūd, the secretary of Samālūṭ Archdiocese, Fr. Theophilus [Thāʾūfīlus], and Rev. Fr. Mattā from the ancient Church of the Virgin Mary...
Engineer Waʿd Allāh Abū al-ʿIlā, head of the Projects Sector of the Supreme Council for Antiquities, said that the work on the project to renovate the Church of the Virgin Mary at the Monastery of the Mountain of Birds [Dayr Jabal al-Ṭayr] began in 2018, after the Permanent Committee for Coptic and...
On the seventh of August of each year, the Coptic Orthodox Church begins the fasting of the Virgin Mary (lent), lasting for 15 days, during this period daily prayers and liturgy along with the spiritual revival are held in the evening, where priests and bishops give various spiritual words...
  On Monday, the Catholic Church celebrated the Episcopal ordination of Cardinal Anṭūniyyūs Najīb, the honorary patriarch of the Catholic Church in Egypt. Patriarch Anṭūniyyūs Najīb was born in 1935 in the city of Samallūṭ  in Minya. He was chosen for the priesthood in 1960. He received his...
The families of ‘Sammālūṭ’ in al-Minya have intervened to cooperate with the police in a council for peace to resolve the tension sparked by the return of "Faransah ʿAbd al-Sayyid", a 26-year-old female Christian-to-Muslim convert with her husband.   
A state of anger is coasting among Copts in ‘Sammālūṭ’ in al-Minya after "Faransah ʿAbd al-Sayyid", a 26-year-old female Christian-to-Muslim convert and her Muslim husband were allowed entry to there village amid increased security presence.  

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