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A cleric of the Egyptian Ministry of Awqāf (religious endowments) said the Islamic sharīʿa (law) aims to preserve religion, soul, progeny, money, and mind, noting all rules of the sharīʿa revolve around maintaining these objectives.
A Coptic young man named Murqus Morris [Murquṣ Mūrīs] (35), from Banī Suwayf roamed the streets and squares of the governorate carrying boxes of sweets to give to people on the Prophet’s birthday. Setting a great example of national unity between Muslims and Christians inside Egypt.
Meanwhile, Archpriest Frances Farīd of the Beni Suef parish said President Muhammad Mursī’s decisions to retire Field Marshal Muhammad Husayn Tantāwī and cancel the complementary constitutional declaration ended the military’s grip over power but were taken in the wrong time.
The security forces in Beni Suef have quelled a sectarian strife by holding a reconciliation session between the Copts and Muslims of Kafr al- Beheira in Beni Suef. 
Archpriest Frances Farīd, the deputy head of the Beni Suef patriarchate, denied that the church was involved in directing its congregation to vote for Shafīq as some claim. “The statement found by the Muslim Brotherhood and Islamist groups, which contained instructions to Copts to vote for Shafīq,...
Archpriest Frances Farīd, the deputy head of the Beni Suef patriarchate, denounced claims that the church backed Shafīq in the presidential elections. “The church is unable to instruct any of its congregation to vote for a definite candidate. Many of the Christians have voted for Sabbāhī or Mūsá...
Al-Minya’s State Security Emergency Court convicted and sentenced 11 Copts to 25 years of life imprisonment who were involved in the case of Abū Qurqās, internationally covered by media, while 15 years of tight prison were given to eight Muslims. All the defendants will be under police surveillance...
On Saturday evening, Mar. 16, security forces in Beni Suef imposed a security cordon around police department al-Wāstá and the village church. This was in reaction to continued violence following the disappearance of a Muslim university girl on February 16. The girl, Ranā Hātim Kamāl, is a 16-year-...
A state of tension remains in al-Wāstī City of Beni Suef after two weeks since the disappearance of a Muslim college student called Ranā Hātim al-Shāzlī. Ranā’s uncle told Al-Shurūq al-Jadīd that Ranā had a Christian friend called Marīyān who used to go with her to the church to buy some books. One...
Under intense security measures the churches in the different governorates have celebrated Christmas. The mass was attended by community, political, executive, security leaders. Muslims and Christians were united in the celebrations in the governorates (Ghādah al Disūsny, et. al, al-Shurūq, Jan. 8...

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