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On Saturday, Pope Tawāḍrūs II was received by general Ṭāriq Al-Faqī Governor of Sūhāj, general Ḥasan Maḥmūd, Security Chief of Sūhāj, and a number of senior security officers and bishops of the diocese in Sūhāj. Pope Tawāḍrūs II’s pastoral visit will last until January 16 and will include visits to...
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) is condemning the Egyptian security services for closing the Coptic Church of St. Karas the Tourist [al-Anbā Kārās al-Sāʾiḥ] in the village of Najaʿa al-Ghafīr in the Sūhāj governorate after dozens of Muslim citizens surrounded it and chanted anti-...
Dr. Ayman ‘Abd al-Mun’im, Governor of Suhāj, said that the quarrel which took place on Thursday evening in the village of Bayt ‘Allām in Jirja was a dispute between a Coptic owner of a grocery store and a Muslim youth from the village. The fight was caused by a dispute over priority purchase, ‘a...
On Wednesday, Sohag Investigation, in conjunction with national security officers, arrested a teacher in the Tahtā region on charges of joining the Muslim Brotherhood Group.
Security appartuses controled a sectarian crisis in two villages in Sohag where an argument turned physical between Muslims and Chrsitians. Four Coptic young men had assaulted a Coptic young woman. Muslims tried to convince them to admonish them, which turned into a clash with weapones that...
A new Bishop is assigned in Jirjā in the presence of wide public and governmental representation.
Copts celebrate the saints’ feasts despite the decision forbidding the celebration of mawalid.
Young people attack Bahā’īs’ houses in an Upper Egyptian village.
Digging work under a church went too deep into the building’s foundations resulting in the collapse of three buildings and the death of eight people.
The crisis of al-Kushh village which changed its name to al-Salām, in Sohag governorate, seems to experience a breakthrough after Bishop Wīsā, the bishop of al-Bilīnā, issued a decree to pardon the fourteen suspended priests.

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