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A number of revenge conflict stories have made the headlines in recent weeks. Worryingly however it seems that those involved are starting to direct their anger toward members of reconciliation committees who are trying to help solve the conflict.
A state of tranquility prevailed the city of Isnā in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Qena, which witnessed chaotic acts carried out by a Muslim mob who attacked Coptic properties last week. Officials have estimated that the damages will amount to 1, 265,000 Egyptian pounds, and have decided to...
Clergymen and governors of the different Egyptian governorates discuss inter-religious cordial relations.
The annual Mawlid [Religious celebration] of the Holy Virgin in the Upper Egyptian village of al-Salāmīyah in the Qinā Governorate occurred amidst tensions and quarrels between young Muslim men of the village and some of the visitors. Security forces however, kept the situation under control.
The village of al-Qasr, located 15 km east of Naj‘ Ḥammādī, experienced unfortunate sectarian incidents during St. Abu Sayfayn Church’s celebration.
Security authorities in the governorate of Qinā managed to control incidents of Muslim-Christian sectarian sedition in the village of al-‘Ulayqāt. Rumors about Christian residents of the village intending to build a church led the Muslim youths to organize demonstrations and to clash with Christian...
A group calling themselves "Free of the Coptic Church’’ distributed pamphlets condemning priests’ practices and urging Bishop Kyrillos to hold on and declare fasting and prayer amongst Copts.
Saint Pākhūm’s church in Qina is under threat.
A People’s Assembly member disavows the Muslim Brotherhood’s slogan and denies having perpetrated violations against Copts.
In a symposium at the Monastery of Badābā in Naj‘ Hammādī, the head of the Washington-based U.S. Copts Association, Michael Munīr, described the head of the St. Athanasius Orthodox Eparchy of Egypt and the Middle East, Bishop Max Michel, as an "outsider" who incited Christians to disobey Pope...
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