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In the beginning, the church had obtained a permission to build a service facility over a plot of 500 square meters it owned and surrounded with a mud brick wall. Part of the wall had fallen down due to several cracks and strong winds. The wall was not re-built due to rejection by the security...
PhD student Fiona McCallum concludes that by focusing on the bishops of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Hasan provides a clear and original study of the impact of the reform movement, illustrating that the use of traditions such as Coptic martyrology combined with modernization of the administration...
The article discusses the tradition of gathering in the mountaintop church north of Minya, Upper Egypt. The church is said to be along the route that the Holy Family took through Egypt.
The author considers one-sided media reporting, and the inaccuracies that are frequently present in media publications and outlets in Egypt. He investigates the problems surrounding the issuance of Egyptian identity cards, and the potential sources of these problems.
The problem of ‘Izbat Hannā was solved. The governor of al-Minyā bought the land on which 29 Christian families lived to build a public foundation. Many conflicts were aroused over the land, the latest of which concerned building an Azhar institution, which sparked protests from the Christian...
The author comments on political Islam, and the people that have fought to combat this image of Islam. She further comments on controversial Fatwás, as well as Muslim-Christian relations.
A conflict between the church and a Coptic family over the possession of a house in the Upper Egyptian village of Dayr Mawwās ignited sectarian violence in the village when the Coptic family asked for the help of their Muslim neighbors and burnt the car of the bishop and some Coptic’ businesses.
While the court found two brothers, Rāmiz and Bīshūy Na‘īm, innocent of bloody clashes that took place in Minia between two Coptic families, security authorities refused to release them in an effort to force their family to reconcile with the other family involved in the dispute.
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.

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