Egypt Independent

Armed forces build, renovate 11 churches, Christian facilities



The armed forces have recently established, restored and upgraded 11 churches and Coptic Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical facilities, Vice President of Armed Forces Engineering Authority Major General Shaaban Dahi announced Thursday.
 
During the inauguration of the Church of St. George and Abu Seven on Thursday, Dahi said that the renovation of 11 churches, brought the number of Christian churches and facilities that have been restored and established by the armed forces up to 22.
 
Bishop Agathon of Maghagha and Adwa villages in Minya thanked President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and the armed forces for their efforts to rebuild and renovate the churches that have been destroyed by the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013.
 
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm