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Sheikh Omar Al-Bastawsi, the head of the Central Administration for Public Relations and Media in the office of the Sheikh of the Azhar, said that the agenda of the Grand Imam did not contain any visit to Iraq during this year. Only Pope Shenouda confirmed receiving an invitation to visit Iraq.
An Iraqi newspaper "Al-Nasseriya" reported that the Sheikh of the Azhar, Mohammed Sayyed Tantawi, the Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Nasr Farid Wasel and Pope Shenouda III, the Pope of Alexandria and the See of St. Mark will visit Iraq soon, as an expression of their solidarity with the Iraqi people against...
Pope Shenouda exalted the climate of freedom and democracy; all Egyptians live in, in the shade of the leadership of President Mubarak. He said that the idea that Jews are God’s chosen people is wrong. He criticized the Vatican for discharging Jews from wronging Jesus Christ and shedding his blood.
Pope Shenouda agreed with the General Secretary of the Middle East Council of Churches, to delay the visit of the council to Iraq, in order to prepare for it and coordinate with the Iraqi church regarding the agenda of the visit.
It was expected that the visit of Pope John Paul II would start in Iraq, as did the trip of Abraham. He would then go to Egypt passing by Palestine. It was hoped that this trip would draw attention to the suffering of the Iraqi people and the hunger that was harming children before adults. However...
Father Makarios Yusef of Abu Qurqas told al-Wafd about how he convinced AFP-correspondent Lachlan Carmichael about the unity of Muslims and Christians in Abu Qurqas. The RNSAW spoke to Carmichael who referred for his opinion to his article in the Middle East Times.
Pope John Paul, expected to visit Iraq early in 2000, inveighed yesterday against continued sanctions against Baghdad, saying many Iraqis had died because of lack of medicines. "I wish to express once against my solidarity with the Iraqi people and I am particularly close in prayer and hope to the...
Last Thursday, both Pope Shenouda and Dr. Sayed Tantawi received the British Caravan to Support the Iraqi People, headed by George Gallaway, vice-president of the Committee of External Affairs in the British House of Commons. Both Pope Shenouda and sheikh Tantawi declared their sympathy to this...
Iraqi Christians want Pope John Paul II to visit their country and speak out against the embargo, but the United States and other countries leading the sanctions against Iraq would just as soon he stay home.
Never over all the years that I have visited this country have I seen Iraq in such miserable state as I saw it last month. During the eight years of brutal fighting with Iran, Iraqi media officials kept views of their people’s pain and suffering confined to hospitals and graveyards. Today, after...

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