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    Egypt Coptic monks sentenced to death for killing bishop

    A view of the outside of the monastery, which stands in Wadi El Natrun, in the Egyptian desertTwo previous Coptic Christian priests have been condemned to death in Egypt over the homicide of a diocesan a year ago, authorities have affirmed.

    Diocesan Epiphanius, 64, was discovered dead in a pool of blood in July 2018 at a desert cloister north-west of Cairo. 

    Specialists accused the executing for unspecified "contrasts" between the priests and the priest. 

    The discipline was initially passed on in February, before being passed down to Egypt's stupendous mufti for survey. 

    On Wednesday, the Damanhur Criminal Court affirmed the men's capital punishments. 

    One of the priests, Wael Saad, purportedly revealed to Egyptian investigators he had utilized an iron shaft to cudgel the priest to death. Another, named Remon Rasmi, was blamed for helping him. 

    Saad and Rasmi, who are likewise known by their devout names of Ashiah and Faltaous, can advance against their condemning. 

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    Picture subtitle The Coptic Church's Pope Tawadros II has executed new measures 

    The case incited boundless stun in Egypt's Coptic Church - whose adherents establish about 10% of the nation's populace. 

    In the wake of the diocesan's demise, the Church's chief, Pope Tawadros II, founded a scope of measures to endeavor to reestablish religious control. 

    A stop in the enlistment of new priests for a year was declared, and priests were likewise requested to close their online networking accounts. 

    Copts trust their confidence goes back around 2,000 years. The Church split with other Christian divisions in 451. 

    The Church is viewed as the greatest Christian people group inside the Middle East, with around a million different individuals outside of Egypt.

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