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Riyād Sayf al-Dīn interviews the Catholic Patriarch in Egypt on issues to do with the church’s religious and political role, its stance on the ‘Da Vinci Code’ film and the war in Lebanon and on dialogue between Christian denominations and with other religions.
Dr Hulsman analyses the lecture of Pope Benedict, noting that the text showed that his lecture was unfortunate but the translation made it even worse. The report notes several translation mistakes from the original German text to English. The Arabic texts were then translations of the English....
Have church sessions succeeded in helping youth on their way to marriage? The answer may be found in the growing attendance of even Muslims and foreigners at sessions for youth who are considering getting married.
A Catholic woman has complained of the failure of her married life with her husband who told her that he did not love her and could not live with her. She said she seeks a divorce which is not possible in Catholicism.
The author in this article wonders whether the idea of the Catholic patriarch’s resignation could be applicable in the situation of the Egyptian Orthodox church.
Apart from the four canonical gospels acknowledged by the church, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, there are about 15 apocryphal gospels, including the controversial Gospel of Judas, which are taught in theological colleges and institutes, but are not widely-known among the general public.
The author covers the recent inauguration of Archbishop Antonious Najīb as the new patriarch of Catholics, succeeding Archbishop Istifānous, who left his post due to his deteriorating health.
With the attendance of a large number of Egyptian religious and political figures, Bishop Antonius Najīb, 71, was ordained yesterday as the new patriarch of Coptic Catholics in Egypt at the Virgin Mary Cathedral in Nasr City, Cairo.
Patriarch Stefanos’s resignation and the election of a new patriarch reflect the democratic climate the Catholic Church in Egypt is enjoying, contrary to other churches in Egypt.
With the blessings of Pope Benedict XVI, Bishop Antonius Najīb has been ordained as patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt, succeeding Cardinal Stephanos II Ghattās who resigned for health reasons.


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