In 1912, my great-grandfather donated land and money to build St. Damiana Coptic Orthodox Church in my mother’s village outside of El Fayoum, Egypt. He even had the bell from the church fashioned and imported from Italy. In 2013, just one year after celebrating its centennial anniversary, the church was sacked and burned to the […]
Author Archives: Daniel Armanios
Daniel Armanios is an assistant professor in the department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University and a 2007 U.S. Rhodes Scholar; the views expressed are solely his own.