St. Macarius Monastery

New evidence presented in trial of bishop Epiphanius' murderers

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 - 09:54 GMT

Damanhour Criminal Court adjourned the trial of the monks accused of murdering Bishop Epiphanius to February 23.

Preliminary investigations rule out suicide as cause of St. Macarius’s monk’s death

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 - 02:24 GMT

A security source told Egypt Today that monk Zeinou likely died of natural causes, ruling out reported suicide as cause of the monk’s death.

UPDATE: St. Macarius’s monk Zeinoun al-Makari allegedly kills himself

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 - 11:39 GMT

Monk Zeinoun al-Makari who was recently moved from St. Macarius Monastery allegedly took his own life in Al-Muharraq Monastery in Upper Egypt’s Assiut.

St. Macarius’s Faltaous al-Makary hospitalized due to leg gangrene

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 - 06:04 GMT

Monk Faltaous al-Makary who is charged with murdering Bishop Epiphanius was hospitalized due to a degraded case of gangrene in the leg

Disgraced monk Ash’eyaa: I failed killing Bishop Epiphanius twice

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 - 02:00 GMT

The former monk Ash’eyaa of the St. Macarius Monastery confessed Sunday that he failed two attempts to murder head of the monastery Bishop Epiphanius.

No link between expelled monk Ash’eyaa and Epiphanius’s murder: source

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 07:46 GMT

A reliable source in the prosecution office in Wadi al-Natrun denied any link between former Monk Ash’eyaa el-Makary, on Sunday, and the murder of Bishop Epiphanius

Expelled monk Ash’eyaa confessed murdering Epiphanius: Bakry

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 - 11:27 GMT

Bishop Epiphanius was found dead on July 29 inside his monastery.

Naguib Gabriel defends expelled monk against media attacks

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 - 12:58 GMT

Chairman of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights urged media to stop discrediting Ash’eyaa by directing baseless accusations of murder at the former monk.

Social media users dispute St. Macarius Monastery

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 - 10:10 GMT

St. Macarius Monastery has enjoyed a special status for decades.

Monk stripped of sacerdotal rank attempts suicide

Mon, 06 Aug 2018 - 10:20 GMT

Former monk Ash’eyaa al-Makary of the St. Macarius Monastery tried to commit suicide morning, a day after the Coptic Church stripped him of his sacerdotal rank.

St. Macarius’s Faltaous al-Makary tries to commit suicide

Mon, 06 Aug 2018 - 11:28 GMT

Faltaous al-Makary, a monk in his mid-thirties, tried to commit suicide inside St. Macarius Monastery on Monday, according to a source in the church.

Attorney General urges capture of Bishop Epiphanius’s assailant

Wed, 01 Aug 2018 - 06:47 GMT

Egyptian Attorney General, Nabil Sadek, urged South Damanhur prosecution office to urgently request the Bishop Epiphanius’s autopsy report.