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Judge Mohammed Afifi, who gave the ruling in Al-Kosheh action, said that the sentences relating to the twenty Christian people, who died in the incidents, were ratified. Bishop Wissa said that the church leaders had confidence in the judicial system and that they would not enjoy their rights...
Father Matta Al-Maskeen succeeded in closing the curtain on one of the deepest divisions in the history of the Coptic church when he told His Excellency Pope Shenouda III on television that he would concede on the issue of the farm of the monastery of Saint Maqarios, which lies at the seventy...
We love Egypt from the bottom of our hearts and wish it well everywhere we go. It is painful for us to see that its reputation is damaged on the Internet, wire agencies, foreign newspapers and foreign broadcasts. All this attention was over a small village in Upper Egypt: Al-Kosheh village. Local...
Islamist intellectual Dr. Selim el-Awa describes his meeting with the priests of al-Kosheh, bishop Wissa and bishop Marcos. Dr. Al-Awa wrote that many newspapers accused Bishop Wissa and father Gabra’il of raising tensions But, the clergy coming from Al-Kosheh and Balyana had a different story,...
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...
[This article was written on the request of Christianity Today. See also their web site: http://www.christianitytoday.com] The killings in Al-Koshh were preceded by escalated tensions in which different parties, including exaggerations in the Western press about Al-Koshh in 1998, the role of...
Disagreements in the village of Al-Koshh in Sohag were renewed yesterday. Some citizens exchanged gunfire from the roofs of houses due to financial disagreements. Abdel-Messih Mahrose and his daughter Samia were killed, and eight citizens were injured. Security forces moved to the scene to handle...
Immediately after H.H. Pope Shenouda [Shinūda] heard of the murders in al-Koshh he sent two bishops, including Bishop Marcos [Marquṣ] of Shubra al-Khayma, to investigate this. I spoke with Bishop Marcos to offer him my condolences. The bishop gave me the list of names as Bishop Wisaa [Wīṣā], Bishop...

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