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Lecture about the unity of God from a Christian perspective, an attempt to explain the Christian doctrine of the Holy Trinity to Muslims.
This lecture forms the background to Lord Carey’s lecture in July in Cairo. Lord Carey explained his purpose of seeking to build bridges of understanding between Islam and Christianity. “Compassion and understanding are the only tools to handle hatred and violence.” For understanding also critical...
This is the text of a speech given by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr George Carey, at Lambeth Palace at the formal signing of an agreement for dialogue between the Anglican Communion and the al-Azhar al-Sharif university in Cairo.
Lecture about the need for understanding between Muslims and Christians. Presented in AWR as background to the lecture in Cairo, July 2004.
Archpriest Marcos Aziz Khalil was honored for winning the plaque of national unity from the Arab Cultural Center in Sydney, Australia. Archpriest Marcos Aziz Khalil won the prize because of his articles [in Egyptian papers] advocating national unity and rejecting foreign interference in Egypt’s...
Pope John Paul II said that the war on Iraq is unjust and unethical. Pope Shenouda stated that what Sharon and Bush do has nothing to do with Judaism and Christianity. The head of the Egyptian High Synod said that the US speaks about democracy and freedom at the time it practices aggression and...
In an address read by Prime Minister Atef Ebeid on behalf of the president at the Sixteenth conference of the Higher Council for Islamic Affairs, President Mubarak urged the necessity of “eliminating the distorted images each party has of the other.” The conference was inaugurated in Cairo...
We both, Muslims and Christians, have the same rights and duties. We should live in peace and security and we should live under the same law. I say it as loud as I can: Religion is for God and the nation is for all.
In a lecture held at the Alexandria Sporting Club, the Grand Imam of the Azhar, Dr. Muhammad Sayyed Tantawi, and Pope Shenouda III, the Patriarch of Alexandria, called for the teaching of ethics in schools, in addition to a religious education class that should not be eliminated. The two religious...
The article is an interview with Pope Shenouda III. He comments on many issues including the alleged patriarch Habil Said, the phenomenon of religious stickers, Jews’ occupation of Arab lands and the Iraqi crisis.
The picture of linking the face of Egyptians to the Sunna, the head to the Shi’a, the heart to the Copts, and the bones to the Pharaohs, is said to be a tool to divide the nation. It focuses attention on differences and not similarities. Pope Shenouda III believes that Copts will be happier and...
Intensive talks between the Sheikh of the Azhar and Pope Shenouda concerning putting together a joint plan to stop Israeli violations of Islamic and Christian holy places, are now taking place. The Israeli forces have destroyed two mosques and a monastery on the West Bank.
The greatest leader in the Christian world, Pope John Paul II, asked for forgiveness. This is a generous step. ... We expect from the Vatican to acknowledge the prophethood of Mohammed, may the peace of the God be upon him, and also the book that came upon him. This is the right way to real...
The most important Jewish Rabbi, Israel Lau, said he regretted that the document of the apology of the Pope did not mention the Jewish victims of the Holocaust...
... It is so easy for John Paul II, the Vatican’s current pope, to apologize for his ancestors during the Crusades and the Inquisition. This Pope did not cause those problems but if we accept these apologies would our martyrs accept them? We thank the current Pope. He was not the one who caused...
Hanna is very positive about the apology. He calls it a historical moment. It reduces the feeling of pain of the people of the East who were hurt by the Crusaders. He later asks: "Will others in the region follow the example of the apology? Will Israel apologize for we at it did in Deir Yassin or...
In his speeches in the book: "Pope Shenouda, Live and Religion" Pope Shenouda defines his attitude towards several cases that interest every Egyptian. Pope Shenouda says that America is the traditional and guaranteed friend, but its friendship with the Arabs is temporary, it might change or vanish...
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.
Sheik Mohammed Metwali Al-Sha’arawi, Egypt’s most popular preacher died early in the morning of the 17th of June.

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