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While monks resume their sit-in at the monastery of Abū Fānā, Coptic communities abroad are organizing demonstrations protesting the incidents. The following presents an up-to-date review of the aftermath of the Abū Fānā attacks.
While the uproar in the wake of the first attack against the Abū Fānā monastery continues, monks were again attacked and stoned by people from the tribal communities. Heated discussions and debates on the issue are still being reported in the media. Muslims accuse the monks of killing a young man...
Hanī Labīb discusses sectarian strife in Egypt, stating that all incidents have common factors and that comprehensive social reform is needed to prevent future problems.
Dr. Tharwat Qādis talks about the salary increase for Anglican priests.
A Christian 25-year old man converts to Islam and alleges that his family want to kill him.
A conflict over a piece of land leads to the destruction of four cells in a monastery in Upper Egypt
Responsible clergymen in Mallawī denied news about alleged transgressions against a Coptic Orthodox Monastery in Upper Egypt. The alleged news was posted on one of the Coptic expatriates’ Web sites.
Rumors spread about Muslims being involved in the displacement of 29 Christian families in an Upper-Egyptian town to build an Azhar institute there. The issue sparked violent protests from Christians who filed claims against the governor of al-Minyā.
The heartbreak in all institutional religion is the disaster of clerical and ecclesiastical self-assertion. How dark the institutions of any church can become. The greatest tragedy of all lies in the lives of the humble Christians of any country who are oppressed by the powers that be. Watson...
A man is accused of committing a crime that he did not commit, and is unable to challenge the ruling due to the powers afforded to sovereign bodies.


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