7 April 2013
Egypt: Al Azhar Sheikh Denounces Khosoos Incident
Sheikh of Al-Azhar Ahmed al-Tayyeb has denounced the violent incidents that took place in the Qaliubiya city of Khosous district that caused the death of innocents.
Tayyeb stated that fending off sectarianism is a national duty. In the same context, Bishop Suriel Yonan, the pastor of the Saint George Church in Khosous, said that Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese will delegate Anba Botros Shebin Qanater Bishopric and other bishops to hold the funeral of Copts killed in Khosous incident.
Copyright © 2013 Egypt State Information Service. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com).
To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.
AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.
Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.