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Wafā' Wasfī wrote a response by a reader to one of her previous articles published in Rose al-Yusūf.  (Reviewer Note: The previous article was published in November 7, 2010, Wafā' Wasfī interviewed Bishop Wīsā, Bishop of  al-Balyanā Diocese, to comment about many rumors and controversies in the...
Drs. Hulsman’s report discusses the state of past and present relations between Muslims and Christians in Egypt. The paper opens by giving information about Pope Shenouda III and the most important incidents that have taken place during his reign. The second half of the paper then looks at specific...
The critical health condition of Pope Shenouda aroused arguments about his expected successor. While a group of laymen calls for a new law to be established for the papal elections, the church expresses its discontentment towards what it considers to be the laymen’s interference in church’s...
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.
The article sheds light on the alleged suspension of 14 priests from al-Kushh village, presenting their responses to the accusations.
Drs. Hulsman provides a detailed description of Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt, and a history of Coptic problems, stemming from their own actions and outside influences.
Egyptian police said that a "mentally unstable" teacher stabbed Father Hizqyal Ghubrial with a knife after accusing him of using magic and witchcraft to separate him from his wife. Father Ghubrial is priest of the Church of the Virgin Mary in the village of Bardis in Sohag.
An examination of the crisis 25 years ago between President Sadat and the Coptic Orthodox Church, during which Pope Shenouda was confined in Anba Bishoi Monastery in the Western Desert, and banned from acting as patriarch of the Coptic Church. Many other bishops and priests were also detained, and...
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The Minister of Culture decided to recognize the church of the Virgin Mary in Al-Balyana as an architectural monument affiliated with the sector of Islamic and Coptic Antiquities. The church building dates back to 1805.
Why- during courtesy visits with State officials- Church ’officials refrain from raising questions of church grievances or problems that have been placed on hold by these same authorities? The problems of churches thus stretch out, unsolved, to span decades-in sonic cases extending over half-a-...
In the month of January, Egyptian Christians celebrate Eastern Christmas, and Muslims celebrate the festival of ‘Īd al-Adha.
The Cassation Court accepted the appeals presented by the Prosecutor General and the families of the victims of Al-Kosheh riots against the rulings handed down in the case. The court decided to retry all the 92 defendants of the case by a different Assiut court.
Pope Shenouda said that many of the Copts’ problems had been solved in Mubarak’s time, most importantly the issue of the building of churches. He said that his message to emigrant Copts addressed three points: the court’s decision in the case of Al-Kosheh, the tearing down of a building belonging...
The author recounts the stories of some of the emigrant Copts, to reach the conclusion that their claims about Copts being persecuted in Egypt are nothing but lies. He believes that the problem is not simply with some of those living outside Egypt, but also with a small number of people helping...
The verdict given in the action of Al-Kosheh has caused a strong line of division between Egypt’s Muslims and Christians. Most Muslims accept the impartiality of the court while many Christians, inside and outside Egypt, expressed their anger in articles, letters and interviews about the verdict....
Egyptian security sources denied that new clashes, between Muslims and Copts, had taken place in Al-Kosheh and warned against any attempts to stir up sectarian strife there. Bishop Wissa said that a burning substance had been thrown at three of the Copts’ houses in Al-Kosheh and one of the doors...
Egyptian police said that a "mentally unstable" teacher stabbed Father Hizqyal Ghubrial, the shepherded of the Church of the Virgin Mary in the village of Bardis in Sohag, with a knife after accusing him of using magic and witchcraft to separate him from his wife.
Watani comments on the recent visit of Ibrahim Suleiman, the Minister for Housing, General Mustafa Abdel-Qader, the Minister for Local Development, and General Ahmed Abdel-Aziz Bakr, the Governor of Sohag, to Al-Kosheh.
In its session of yesterday, Sohag’s Criminal Court decided to continue hearing the case of the killing of Samir Oueida Hakim and Karam Tamer, two Christian youths in the village of Al-Kosheh. Shayboub William Arsel is accused of intentionally killing them both. The incident dates back to August 14...

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