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Reporting is often colored as we discovered when we traveled to Maghagha to investigate the expulsion of Christians from Kafr Darwish.
A man named ‘lantern’ finds a buried treasure, and with the money builds a church and extends a priesthood. If only all tales of Coptic Orthodox churches were so adventurous. (Some are.) The village of Qufādah, home of the Virgin Mary and St. Abaskhiroun Church, is about a 30-45 minute drive from...
Repeatedly we hear of reports that Muslims are attacking Christians. One such recent report is a clash in Alexandria in which one Christian died from a heart attack.  “A fight started between two young men, one Copt and the other Muslim, when the Copt allegedly sexually harassed the latter's sister...
This report provides critical background and previously unpublished details on the event
  Review of Elizabeth Edward’s “Coptic Orthodox statistics and migration in Maghagha”
 The crisis of Maghāghah ends and the personal status law for non-Muslims sees light.
Churches' lands have become the cause of many problems between governors and bishops in Egypt, the crisis between governor of al-Minia and the bishop of Mghāghah is an explicit proof of that. 
Rose al-Yūsuf unveiled a conspiracy by some extremist expatriate Copts to form a committee to pursue the so-called Islamization of Coptic women in Minia.  
Following his dispute with the governorate of Minia over the construction of a new Cathedral, Bishop Aghathon declined to attend a meeting called for by the governor and renewed his threat to stage a protest in front of 'Abāsīyah Cathedral in Cairo. He also confirmed that his steps are supported by...
  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...    

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