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  • Goodbye chief of bishops, Abba Mikhail

    Dr. Magid Ezzat Israel
    Abba Mikhail, Bishop of Assiut, was born in Rahmaniyah village, Nag Hammadi, Qena, in 1921 in a Coptic family. He was ordained a monk on February 19, 1941 at the monastery of St. Macarius at Wadil Natroun. He was named Matthias of St. Macarius. On August 25, 1946, he was ordained a bishop of the Diocese of Assiut and its affiliates by HH Abba Yousab II, Pope of Alexandria who named him Mikhail. He.. More
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Copts bid farewell to Abba Mikhail under strict security measures


Amid tight security measures, the funeral of Abba Mikhail, bishop of Assiut, started at Archangel Mi..  More

Evangelical Synod mourns Bishop of Assiut


Rev. Refat Fekry, Head of Media and Publishing Council at the Evangelical Church, mourned chief of t..  More

Council of the Churches of Egypt mourns Bishop Mikhail


Council of the Churches of Egypt issued a statement today to mourn the departure of Abba Michael, B..  More

Interior Ministry: Talking about an armed revolution is nonsense


Spokesman for the Egyptian Interior Ministry said that the Islamic movements in Egypt are no more ab..  More
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Opinion
  • The Media is Part of the Problem

    Magdy Malak
    We hear bad news everyday. A tragedy, something violent, or some sad news. I would like to talk about whether or not the events that are happening in Egypt are being exaggerated by the media. Yes, nobody can deny that tragic events happ More

    A safer coming of age

    By Dr César Chelala, Daily News Egypt
    Female circumcision, also called female genital mutilation (FGM) is widely practiced in 29 countries in Africa and the Middle East. More than 125 million women have been subjected to different forms of genital mutilation across Africa and i More

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  • Could Egypt Become Iraq?

    Coptsunited
    Looking around, I see the support for the Muslim Brotherhood grow stronger. I see religion turn into extremism. I see freedom of speech and dress being taken away by cultural and societal influence. More
Conference Resolutions
  • Second International Coptic Conference - Washington, DC

    More than 220 thinkers, politicians, secularists and non-secularists, and Muslims from Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Iraq, Tunisia, Bahrain, Libya, Europe, the United States, and Australia, convened to study and discuss the status of the minorities in the Middle East and Islamic countries. It became evident from the discussions, work papers, reports, witness statements, participating Egyptian and international fact finding missions, and the international human rights organizations, that the state of the Copts in Egypt continued to deteriorate after the first Coptic Conference held in Zurich in September 2004 ..  More