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Copts in Diljā of Dayr Mawās Center in al-Minya are living under siege by Morsi’s supporters and Islamists groups. They extort Copts in order to leave them alive after more than 20 houses belonging to Copts have been burned in the village (Nādir Shukrī, Watanī, Aug. 25, p. 13).  Read original text...
In Alexandria a flyer has spread that seems to incite for violence against Copts. It contained the mockery of the Copts at the deposal of former president Muhammad Morsi (Mursī). The Coptic Orthodox Patriarchy quickly came to deny that Copts have issued such a poisoned flyer. It denounced this...
All Egyptians Churches last week have sent messages to the world explaining the crimes of the Muslim Brotherhood against Egypt and the way Egypt combats terrorism the Church was the first victim of this extremism (Michael, Watanī, Aug. 25, p. 3).  Read original text in Arabic.
Al-Azhar stated to the UN that Egypt’s Copts are one with its Muslims in their homeland. It added that they are partners in building and developing it. It requested that the international community realize the true picture of what is happening in Egypt (Author not mentioned, Watanī, Aug. 25, p. 1...
The Holy Synod has formed a committee to dialogue with the government on how to rebuild the churches that have been destroyed (Nāddir Nash’at, Watanī, Aug. 25, p. 13).  Read original text in Arabic.
After a historic Church that dates back to the 4th Century AD was looted and burnt, al- Minya’s Bishop Makarios has held prayers on a portable alter in the church of Prince Tadros (Armonius al- Minyawy, Watanī, Aug. 25, p. 4).  Read original text in Arabic.
Mustafá Muhammad, one of the Nubian activists, stated that he has officially submitted proposals to the Constituent Assembly requesting them to add a text including the phrase, “to return properties to their original owners in case the reasons for their reclamation has ended […].” This text comes...
Prominent Christians and organizations worldwide voiced their alarm as the city of Mosul was emptied of Christians for the first time in the history of Iraq. The Egyptian Orthodox Church condemned the forced displacement of Christians from Mosul, while Pope Francis expressed his feelings of shame...
The assistant to the Chaldean Patriarch Bishop Philip Nigm stated to Watanī that 140 families were forcefully evicted from their homes and women were sold in Iraq. 
Extremists have ordered that no strangers from outside the village enter the Virgin church in ‘Aqalīat, Aswan in order to celebrate the feast of Virgin Mary.

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