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Egyptian Churches celebrate the fifth anniversary of the founding of the Egyptian Council of Churches (ECC) on November 15, in the presence of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, Father Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Churches, Rev. Dr....
The Church in a week: According to “Ṣadā al-Balad” these are the most important events of the three Orthodox Churches in the course of next week:
Bishop Bīshūy, Metropolitan of Damietta and Kafr El Sheikh and representative of Pope Tawāḍrūs II handed over an icon to Doctor Tharayyā Bashʿalānī in appreciation of her appointment as chargé d’affairs of the secretary general of the council.
The Middle East Council of Churches organized an Arab Islamic-Christian dialogue conference in Cairo. Another Islamic-Christian dialogue conference was held in Bahrain. The Egyptian Evangelical Organization for Social Services invited Muslim and Christian scholars to a seminar discussing ?Violence...
The article reports on the activities of a youth gathering entitled, ‘Creation and Religions as Sources of Unity’ that took place between November 30 and December 2 in Aleppo, Syria.
Pope Shenouda warns against the dangers of the Israeli policies and the international Zionist powers supporting them. He warns against the fact that Israel aims at hebronizing Jerusalem, vacating it from its Palestinian Muslim and Christian children and turning it into an eternal capital for...
Drs. Hulsman provides a detailed description of Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt, and a history of Coptic problems, stemming from their own actions and outside influences.
The article discusses the services that still, to this day, attest to the dedication of late Archbishop Samuel in different spiritual and social fields.
Reflections on the life of Bishop Samuel on the 25th anniversary of his death.
Bishop Bīshūy is a controversial figure in the Coptic Orthodox church. He is known for his traditional stands, but also for his reforms and important achievements.
The secretary-general of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC), Girgis Ibrāhīm Sālih, told Rose al- Yūsuf that the council has collected $ 60,000 in relief funds for the Lebanese people but will have difficulty sending supplies to Southern Lebanon because of the constant Israeli...
The paper examines the history of Christian Zionism, an active movement that strenuously supports Israel, and which is particularly strong in the U.S.
The blessed month of Ramadan and the Christian Holy time of Advent coincide this year. Thus, they become one among many signs that make Muslims and Christians nearest in affection. The attacks of September 11 were condemned by the authoritative voices throughout the Islamic community and among the...
The Middle East Council of Churches [MECC] has formed a new committee of Muslims and Christians that will be in charge of reacting quickly towards issues related to the Middle East.
Rose al-Yousuf congratulates the three Egyptian Christian religious men for being chosen as members of the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches.
The author comments on the eighth general assembly of the Middle East Council of Churches. He believes it represents the beginning of a new stage in the history of the council. All members of the general assembly attended its sessions without any exception and they all participated effectively in...
The article is about the role of Eastern churches in confronting theories that mix politics with religion. These theories created a theoretical conflict [between civilization] that is being propagated all over the world. The latest meeting of the Middle East Council of Churches focused on the issue...
During the preparatory meeting of the eighth general assembly of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC), the council renewed its rejection of the theories of conflicts among civilizations, cultures and religions. It gave tribute to the Islamic-Christian dialogue sponsored by the council,...
The author gives background about the history and beliefs of Jehovah´s Witnesses, Adventists and Mormons. He comments that these extremist groups try to infiltrate the Egyptian Church. That is why, Pope Shenouda has warned against them more than one.
The World Council of Churches has modified its membership conditions to prevent extremist Christian denominations from dominating the council. Some extremist denominations exploited the freedom climate in Western countries and were able to win the membership of the council.

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