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In the village of Zaʿfarāna, Minyā, the Coptic Orthodox Archdiocese owns a small place where her approximate thousand followers perform their prayers.
Events in Minya have escalated recently, and sectarianism has reared its ugly face once again. Bishop Makarius [Makāriyūs], the General Bishop of Minya and Abu Qurqāṣ, remains the champion of the scene, where he alone is held responsible for the aftermath of unrest in the governorate. 
Fādī Yūsuf, founder of the Coalition of Egypt’s Copts (CEC), said that the decision of the State to open churches in 14 governorates is historic and unprecedent; “however, to put this decision into effect is crucial,” the founder of CEC said.
Today, Pope Tawāḍrūs II received at the Coptic Orthodox papal headquarter in al-ʿAbbasiya the Chaldean Catholic Metropolitan of Teheran Ramzi Garmo, and Monsignor Philip Nijm, Bishop of the Chaldean Diocese in Egypt.
In few days the year 2018 will end, but major events occurred that will need decisions of the Holy Synod, presided by Pope Tawāḍrūs II.
Bishop Makarius tweeted: the construction of houses of worship is a right we demand.
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, stressed that his visit to the United States has nothing to do with the visit of President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī, which is being arranged. The pope also pointed out that his visit is already pre-determined since last year and it...
Archbishop Makāriyyūs, Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Minya, sent a memorandum to the Presidency concerning the crisis of the Copts in the villages of "‘Izbat Sulṭān" and "Dimshāw Hāshim". In his note to President al-Sīsī, Anba Makāriyyūs said: "On behalf of the Copts of the two villages,...
Don’t talk with me about the Egyptian Family House or the National Council for Countering Extremism and Terrorism while the blood of innocent people is shed, their freedoms violated and their money, belongings and lives are stolen. Do not address orphans, widows and the bereaved with the "language...
Al- Minya suffered the most from the terrorism of the Muslim Brotherhood members. Sabotage and destruction has reached its nine centers. 

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