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Bishop Wissa refused to speak to el-Shabab and thus the author went to see bishop Bakhoum of Sohag who says people in the village exaggerated stories and bishop Wissa was hot tempered and lacked wisdom in dealing with this issue. Bishop Bakhoum also says Bishop Wissa asked the two witnesses to...
The British Sunday Telegraph has published another article yesterday by Christina Lamb who claimed two weeks ago that Copts in Egypt are subjected in Sohag to crucifixions and rape by the police.
Bishop Bakhoum of Sohag, Maragha and Al-Munsha’a said that the statement of Pope Shenouda III confirmed that what happened in the Al-Koshh events was an ordinary incident, and it has nothing to do with Egypt’s national unity. What foreign papers published were exaggerations that defame Egypt, and...
Major General Ahmed Bakr Suhag’s governor condemned the arrogant letter of the British Lord David Alton. Bakr said no foreigner has the right to intervene in Egypt’s internal affairs, and he confirmed the independence of Egypt’s decisions and its sovereignty.
The article says live between Muslims and Christians was very peaceful. The Gazette gives a few examples. Muslims in the village and the bishops Bakhoum and Wissa are cited.
Egypt and Hosni Mubarak are the targets. Leave all these weak details, these highly elegant words and the human rights pretensions. It is just a game that those conspirators played against Egypt. What is this persecution that they are taking about? We smell the odor of the dollars that are paying...
Around fifty Copts from the al-Qusiyya bishopric have signed a petition to Pope Shenouda complaining about what they call the protestant penetration of the Orthodox Church.
At the "Quddaas Al-Arbaien" held last Thursday in the Archangel Michael Church for the spirits of those who were killed in Al-Kosheh was presided over by Bishop Wissa of Al-Balyana and Dar Al-Salaam, General Bishop Yo’annes, the delegate of His Holiness the Pope, and the secretary of the pope. A...
After deciding to change the name of the village of Al-Kosheh in Sohag to the village of Al-Salaam [meaning, Peace] in accordance with the wishes of the local administration... the local administration units in a number of cities and villages in Upper Egypt are conducting a comprehensive research...
The attempts of the Christian and Muslim religious men and the national leaders succeeded in solving the problem of Al-Koshh through the peacemaking committee.
During the next few days, Al-Koshh will witness a reconciliation conference attended by executive and people’s leaders after the reconciliation committee succeeded in agreeing about the basis of the final reconciliation between the parties of the problem.
The Coptic former member of Parliament, Gamal Asaad, says that there is a crisis that should be handled and a priest whose role should be restricted. The Coptic researcher Rafiq Habib and the Christian historian Yunan Labib Rizq believes the violence was related to a poisoned public atmosphere
While Egyptians where preparing to celebrate Christmas and Eid Al-Fitr - the gift of God - that was sent to Egypt this year to confirm the unity of its people, the incidents of Al-Koshh came to spoil all that joy and happiness and cast depressing shadows on that occasion that comes only every...
Mr. Ahmed Abdel-Aziz Bakr, governor of Sohag has yesterday morning visited the Cathedral of the Coptic Orthodox and the orphans in the organization of the Christian Beit Al-Rahma [House of Mercy], accompanied by Bishop Bakhoum, bishop of Sohag and the political, executive and people’s leaders and...
Sub-titles: Gamal Asad: There is a crisis that should be handled and a priest whose role should be restricted Rafiq Habib: The violence of any organization is less dangerous than public violence Yunan Labib Rizq: It is neither an individual problem nor a conspiracy but it is an issue related to...
Muslims in Al-Koshh went out to pray Eid Al-Fitr prayers normally. Muslims all around Sohag prayed the feast prayers in areas specified for these, which were seven squares. Abdel-Aziz Bakr, governor of Sohag has prayed the feast prayer in the square of Sohag Sports Stadium. He then went to the...
Christians in Egypt celebrated Christmas yesterday. In Al-Koshh, churches held masses for that occasion. The signs of celebrating a feast appeared on children. Citizens exchanged visits to greet each other for Christmas and Eid Al-Fitr.
Police forces succeeded in arresting four individuals, among whom is one shot in the foot, accused of participating in attacking Christians in Al-Koshh.
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