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Dr. Majdī Manṣūr, general directory for Conservation and Renovation in the Ministry of Antiquities and an adviser to the Coptic cultural center in Cairo is presenting a research paper entitled, “The Coptic Museum: Challenges and Accomplishments.” His participation comes among one of the first...
Archaeologist Dr. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Rayḥān, general director of research and archaeological studies and scientific publishing in South Sinai, has presented a research paper entitled, “al- Wādī Monastery in Ṭawr, Sinai: a study of the architecture and artifacts recovered from the monastery,” which was...
Bishop Stephanus of Bibā said Copts in Egypt have been going through their toughest time in many centuries, adding the Coptic Orthodox Church needs help.
Mai Magdy is an Egyptian English language trainee working in our office. She is a graduate from Cairo University in the field of media communications. In taking advantage of her skills in the course of providing her opportunity to learn English writing skills and research patterns we asked her to...
Tensions in Izbet Boushra received national and international media coverage following a clash on June 21, 2009 between Muslims and Christians over a church building. AWR visited Bishop Stephanous, responsible for the diocese in which Izbet Boushra is located, in August 2009. The Bishop then asked...
In the aftermath of the Izbet Bushra incidents, this paper considers the following questions using results from a questionnaire carried out amongst monks in the region: What are the community patterns necessary to avoid the occurrence of religious tension? Though the practical question is not...
On June 21, 2009 violent conflict broke out between Muslims, Christians, and security forces of Izbet Bushra, a small village located in the governorate of Beni Suef, approximately 120 kilometers south of Cairo.
The AWR team returned to Beni Suef to continue investigations about Izbat Bushrá. Their efforts to visit the village, however, were rebuffed by concerns expressed by the church about disturbing the volatile situation there. Article full text: The second attempt by the AWR team to visit ‘Izbat...
An AWR team traveled to Beni Suef to investigate the incidents at ‘Izbat Bushrá, and gained an initial report of what happened. Article full text: The purpose of the visit to the city of Beni Suef, located approximately two hours south of Cairo by railroad, was to clarify the situation within ‘...
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