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The author presents an interview with Carolyn Ludwig, co-author of a new novel released by the American University in Cairo Press entitled, ‘The Churches of Egypt.’
In the article, Bishop Maximus I, head of Saint Athanasius Church’s Synod, responds to a previous article by the Copt journalist Hānī Labīb, in which he had attacked Maximus.
King ‘Abd Allāh of Saudi Arabia has met Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican the first audience by the head of the Roman Catholic Church with a Saudi monarch. Despite widespread support for the king’s initiative, hard-liners considered it treason to Islam, and an attempt to normalize relations with...
A nun, director of a catholic school accuses another nun of the same congregation and other clergymen and laymen of complying to take over the school and its funds to transfer it to Rome.
The article explains various facts about the Knights of Malta, and considers the influence that they may potentially exert throughout Europe and various parliaments and governments.
This article is a description of the international growth of the Coptic Orthodox Church over the course of history.
The writer presents famous examples of successful Egyptian women in the diplomatic corps who played great roles in the political and diplomatic fields.
In the following interview Patriarch Gregorious III Lahhām of Antioch and the Orient calls on Christians of the Arab world to have a more active role in their societies. He highlighted the Christians’ service of positive influence on their societies.
Held in Paris recently, the conference, which witnessed no official Egyptian participation for 30 years now, called for putting the Coptic antiquities on the Egyptian tourist map and recommended the establishment of independent departments of Coptology at Egyptian universities
All Copts and church leaders in Egypt and all over the world condemned Sharon?s practices against the Palestinians and the fact that the Israeli forces attacked the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem and prevented worshipping in it for the first time in history. They asked different countries all...
Shaykh of the Azhar Muḥammad Sayyid Ṭanṭāwī asserted that he had not yet announced his final approval to visit the Vatican, stating that the decision as to whether to approve or reject the visit requires deliberation and would not be made until the Azhar receives a formal invitation from Pope...
A discussion of Christians in the Middle East, their history and ongoing struggles.
Watani publishes a monthly series depicting the true history of Egypt. The influence of the Romans, Greeks and Persians is explored, combined with the impact that religion had on Egyptian society.
Text of lecture about a declining Christianity in the Middle East. Dalrymple compares between his travels in the mid nineties to when he collected material for his book ‘From the Holy Mountain: A Journey among the Christians of the Middle East,’ and recently travelled to the areas he had visited...
Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi stated that he read about Islām and found out that all of what he read was absurd and could not be compared to the Western civilization, which he said was superior to Islām. He also associated between Islam and those who are anti-globalization and said...
Views of Muslim scholars differ over whether to accept the so-called "apology" of Pope Benedict for the remarks he made about Islam a few weeks ago. Nearly 38 Muslim scholars and leaders sent a letter to the pope to indicate their appreciation of the pope’s expression of regret and his...
An overview of the life of Cardinal Franz Konig, the Cardinal Archbishop of Vienna and one of the principal architects of the Second Vatican Council
The pope’s recent declarations have embarrassed Arab Catholics living in the Islamic world. Western countries have different stands on Islam, particularly in Europe, according to the historical and ethnic experiences of each country.
The review considers a meeting between Pope Benedict XVI and the ambassadors of Muslim and Arab nations to the Holy See, in which the pontiff affirmed his respect for all religions, particularly Islam, and called for continuing the Muslim-Christian dialogue. He described this as of vital...
Subtitles:A phenomenon that worries international intelligence agencies; Cooperation between Sunni and Shiaa groups to establish a unified organizationItaly has become the base for the activities of the extremist groups smuggling weaponsClaims that Osama Bin Ladin is attempting to establish an...
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