A man claims he is a priest, that the pope tried to have him assassinated three times and the church had refused to recognize him. Yet, he carries official papers which identify him as a priest and he says : "I was secretly ordained as a priest because I am blind.
Hamas, the main Palestinian opposition movement, recently reaffirmed its opposition to the Middle East peace process on the grounds that it would neither enable the Palestinian people to recover their minimum legitimate rights nor realize their national aspirations.
The head of the Roman Catholic Church in the Holy Land, Michel Sabbah, has accused Israel of discriminating against Christians by giving Muslims permission to build a mosque near the main church in Nazareth over Vatican protests.
About 150 Palestinian Christians demonstrated outside the Church of the Nativity here on Sunday against the Greek leaders of the Orthodox Church, whom they accused of selling land to Israelis.
A group of 25 Christian pilgrims who were barred from Israel and Cyprus arrived at the mainland Greek port of Piraeus on Thursday and were allowed to enter the country, port police said.
A reader protests in a letter to the editor about a lady researcher who "ventures to speak of prophets disparagingly by denying their miracles which are mentioned in the Holy Qur’an as ungrounded."
The spiritual leader of Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas warned in a newspaper interview a massive anti-Israeli attack could take place "at any time."
An overview of the history of the Jews in Yemen over the past 100 years. Emigration from Yemen was supported by the Zionist movement. But, says the author, instead of coming into the promised land they came in a country where they were discriminated.
Book review of a book which was published in 1988! The book is focused on the role of the Copts in Egyptian politics in the period 1900 - 1952 and especially the role of the Coptic politician Makram Ebeid (1889-1961) in that period. The author of the book, Dr. Mustafa el-Fiqi, was advisor of...
Christian clergymen who came from Jerusalem highlighted the plight of the dwindling Palestinian Christian community as it prepares to celebrate in Bethlehem its 2000-year jubilee next December at a joint ceremony of all 13 Christian sects.