Displaying 1 - 10 of 14.
In his sermon consecrated to Bishop Bishoy on his 40th Death Day, Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria, Pope Tawāḍrūs described the late Metropolitan bishop as ‘a discerning person’ who managed to build spiritual fraternal ties to his congregation, and strong friendship bonds to the...
  Review of Elizabeth Edward’s “Coptic Orthodox statistics and migration in Maghagha”
The crisis of Maghāghah in relation to the inflexibility of the bishopric and the governor appears to have no end.    
 The bishop of Maghagha states that he will appeal to a supreme authority to put en end to the conflict between him and the governor of Minia.  
Pope Shenouda puts an end to three thorny issues: the crisis of the Bishopric of Maghāghah and the Unified Law on Personal Status for non-Muslims, and finally the judgment of the priest of Dayr Mawās.      
Thousands of Copts from Maghāghah and al-Adawa in Minia, Upper Egypt, staged a sit-in at the bishopric grounds in Maghāghah last Monday to protest what they saw as unjust, humiliating treatment at the hands of Minia governor Ahmad Dīyā’ al-Dīn. Heading the protest was Bishop Aghathoun, Bishop of...
Hundreds of Copts continued their strike in front of Maspero building on March 13 despite the return of residents of Asyut governorate back to their homes and the start of works to rebuild the Church in 'Ātfīh.
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...
Sidhum continues his series of articles about the difficulties Copts face in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Minya. In this article Sidhum focuses on Coptic NGOs and states that such societies are often used by Coptic congregations when there is no church nearby. The article highlights the case...
Sidhum continues his series of articles that look at instances of persecution against Copts in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Minya. In this article he investigates the case of a church in the village of Safaniya in Adawa which has no toilets and the case of Nazlet Ramadan, also in Adawa, which...

Pages

Subscribe to