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Catholic father Rafiq Greish, Orthodox archpriest Salib Matta, and Protestant reverend Ikram Lamai responded to Rose El-Youssef’s article "seizing an extremist Christian group" The latter two did not restrict their arguments to the Adventists, but discussed the Catholic Church and popes. The author...
Babylon’s Patriarch for the Chaldean Catholics in Iraq and the world said that Baghdad will host the Fifth Christian Conference, which will be attended by religious figures from all over the world.
The Catholic Patriarch of Egypt pointed out that there is a difference between the Catholic Church and the Orthodox one concerning dealing with the issue of Al-Quds [Jerusalem]; the Orthodox Church rejects visits to Jerusalem considering it as a kind of normalization [of relations with Israel]....
Hulsman interviewed Dr. Maurice Asad, former associate secretary-general of the Middle East Council of Churches, who knew Bishop Athanasius from before he was consecrated as a monk and father Dr. Christiaan van Nispen about their experiences with Bishop Athanasius. Dr. Asad described bishop...
Next Thursday, Pope John Paul II, the Pope of the Vatican will be arriving to Egypt. Due to this occasion, we have asked what are the Catholic problems and concerns that await the great Pope of Rome? What do they want him to do in the coming period? The answer came to confirm the fact that what...
Pope Shenouda will not attend the Mass that Pope John Paul II will pray in the covered hall. The reason is that the rituals of the Mass are different between the Catholic and the Orthodox rites. It is expected that Pope Shenouda will send a representative to the Mass.
This article gives some of the historical background to the disagreement between the churches covering the Council of Chalcedon, and then the Council of Ephesus in 428 AD when the Patriarch of Constantinople stated that Mary was not holy and that she was only the mother of Jesus, not more...
The question that Copts are asking now is whether the meeting of Pope John Paul II with Pope Shenouda will end or at least quicken the ending of the conflict between the Orthodox and the Catholic Churches. The disagreement goes back to more than 1500 years ago. It centers on a main issue, which is...
Christians in Egypt constitute more than twenty-seven denominations. The Coptic Orthodox is the majority denomination, followed by Coptic Catholics and then Evangelicals who have several denominations. There is just a difference in belief between these denominations, it is not a conflict or a...
Gamaal As’ad responds to an article by a Catholic priest in last week’s Rose El-Youssef magazine which attacked the Coptic church, and in which the priest wrote amongst other things concerning the Egyptian Orthodox Church: "these people have transformed our sacred message into shouts and uproars....
Father Dr. Christiaan van Nispen s.j., one of the members of our board of advisors, spoke with Atef Helmy, the author of the article "Fatawi Battles between Christian Denominations" in Rose El-Yousef, February 22-28, 1999 which has been strongly criticized by several Orthodox priests.
The stance on baptism of the Orthodox church is not new "but never before has it been expressed in so explicit terms".
The article is an attack on the Coptic Orthodox refusal to accept the baptism of the Coptic Catholic and Coptic Evangelical churches in Egypt. However, claims are made that Orthodox priests say are factually not true. Some Orthodox priests were consulted and their comments are found in the...
The Ministry of Justice is now studying the unified law of the Christian churches in order to introduce it to the People’s Assembly.
The Vatican International Family Conference, organized for the first time in Cairo, witnessed a heated discussion on more heated issues, from abortion, artificial insemination and homosexuality to female circumcision.
The Catholic church refused to renew the contract of the building which the Egyptian church rents in Paris.
A modern statue of the virgin Mary that is touring the world with a Franciscan monk is causing controversy in the churches of Egypt.

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