"the grand mufti of Egypt has accepted the death penalty in February against two christian coptic monks after the murder of a bishop in a monastery in the egyptian desert in the year. The muslim grand mufti, the country's highest religious authority, to be consulted always when the imposition of the death penalty in Egypt, but the monks can still appeal against their death sentences."
"the Bishop was found dead with head injuries in the monastery northwest of Cairo in July. One of the monks has confessed that he struck the bishop in the head with a metal pipe while the other monk stood guard outside. According to the prosecutor was the one the monk in conflict with his superiors on several occasions and the bishop had, inter alia, set aside the monk."
"the Murder had repercussions for the coptic church in Egypt, that ten per cent of the country's approximately 96 million people belong to. The coptic pope forbade the monks to use social media and the monasteries may, for a time not to adopt the novices."