From the web: “Egyptian monks faceoff with government, Coptic Church over land, water and roads”

April 5, 2015 Uncategorized

Monks at Saint Macarius Monastery in Fayoum remain engaged in a six-month long dispute with government officials over 13,000 feddans of land. The authorities, who want to build on the land a road deemed crucial for travel in the Western Desert, maintain that the monastery does not own the land.

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