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Will the laity save the Coptic Church?
Karoline Kamel | The death of Bishop Epiphanius reopens discussions around electing a new Congregational Council
Archdiocese contradicts state narrative about Minya attack
Karoline Kamel | Appeals for more security on the road to the St Samuel Monastery went unheeded, church officials say
‘We will kill the men and children and leave you to live the rest of your lives in misery’
Nourhan Mostafa | Safwat Shehata, a man from Minya who lost six relatives in Friday’s attack, recounts the ordeal
‘Save us, St. Samuel!’: A survivor’s story of the Minya attack
Nourhan Mostafa | Survivor Ibrahim Youssef recounts the details of Friday’s militant attack in Minya
What we know about the militant attack that left at least 7 Coptic Christians dead in Minya
At least 7 people were killed and nearly 20 injured in a militant attack targeting Copts in Minya
Disputed status of Beni Suef church sparks sectarian violence
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | The disputed legal status of a church in Beni Suef sparked sectarian violence and 20 arrests
Sectarian borders
Heba Afify | In some villages in Minya, Christians and Muslims are confined to separate districts
Accounts of the Mar Mina church attack
Karoline Kamel | How a gunman killed nine people and was chased down by a resident from the neighborhood
Murdered priest exposes hidden aspects of sectarianism in popular Cairo neighborhood
Karoline Kamel | Father Samaan Shehata tried to propel himself forward with all the strength he could summon, after a
 
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Opinion
Amr Ezzat
Coptic media: A series of prevented visits and denied requests for more security
Amr Ezzat cites reports from Coptic news sources since a similar fatal militant attack in 2017
Michael Akladios
Stop victim-blaming Egypt’s Copts
Media coverage of attacks on Egypt’s Coptic Christians must stop blaming the victim
Sherif Azer
The prior Coptic revolution
Four years ago around this time, a small revolution occurred in the country. Any news of it was suppressed.
 
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News
Detention orders issued following Friday attack on Minya Copts
Court issues 1-year suspended sentences to Atfieh church attackers, fines alleged property owner LE360,000
Update: Attack on Helwan church and store kills 10
Egypt MPs slam US bill on Coptic discrimination in Egypt as “unacceptable interference”
Mujahideen Shura Council in Derna denies involvement in Minya attack, condemns Egyptian airstrikes
Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Copts in Minya
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