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In cooperation with the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA), the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Bishopric of Public, Ecumenical and Social Services (BLESS) launched a campaign to preserve the environment.
Over 15 days, multitudes of Coptic Christians attend church prayers and spiritual sermons during the two-week fast of St. Mary. Coptic Christians, and sometimes Muslims, usually visit holy sites where the Holy Family dwelt during their journey in Egypt. 
Sixty-five drivers got permits from the Durunka Monastery in Asyūt to allow them to transport visitors to and from the vicinity of the monastery after closing the Asyūt al-Ghanāyim main road to secure the monastery’s annual celebration of the Virgin Mary’s feast, which is usually attended by five...
Al-Qāʾid Ibrāhīm Square, also called the Revolution Square, in downtown Alexandria, Egypt, was the starting point of the Egyptian revolution of January 25, 2011, where rebels gathered to start their revolutionary marches. 
The governor of the Egyptian governorate of Sūhāj, Dr. Ayman ʿAbd al-Munʿim, announced his approval of the demolition and rebuilding of St. Mary Church in the village of Awlād Ḥamzah in al-Munshaʾāh district after it has become ramshackle endangering the lives of worshippers and nearby buildings.
The Aswan International Women Film Festival (AIWFF), held in Egypt’s Upper Egyptian city last February, announced it will dedicate its second edition to Algerian revolutionary Jamīla Būḥrayd, who will also be the festival’s guest of honor.
In an interview with Mīnā Thābit, Director of the Minorities and Vulnerable Groups Program at the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF), he said that Christians in Egypt suffer from personal status issues, especially divorce and the permit for a second marriage, in addition to the...
Ḥizb al-Bināʾ wa al-Tanmiyah [Construction and Development Party], the political arm of al-Jamāʿah al-Islāmīyyah [Islamic Group] in Egypt, called on all political groups to stick to national reconciliation and to renounce violence and repression that could lead to a civil war.
“Muḥammad ʿAṭīyah, media anchor at al-Ḥadath Egyptian TV channel, has reported receiving death threat from a radical Islamist group for defending Coptic Christians in Egypt,” Najīb Jibrāʾīl, President of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights (EUHR) said.
Amidst precautionary measures coordinated between the Coptic Orthodox Church and the Ministry of Interior, the two-week fast of St. Mary on August 7 [according to the Coptic Orthodox calendar], tens of thousands of Coptic and Muslim citizens will be visiting the St. Mary Monastery in Bayāḍ al-ʿArab...

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