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Karīm Kamāl, president of the ‘Union of Copts for the Homeland’, praised the decision of Theophilus III, the Patriarch of the Orthodox Church of the Holy City of Jerusalem and all Palestine and Jordan, of closing the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in protest against Israeli practices, describing it...
This article outlines a working paper released by the Vatican outlining the issue of Christians throughout the Middle East.  
This article gives a brief background on the various Christian communities in the Middle East, emphasizing the decline of the Christian population over the last century. This is a result of emigration to western Europe and America, driven by several factors, among them persecution
This article from the Huffington Post draws attention to Christians living in Muslim countries and states that American Christians are not doing enough to help their religious brethren.
The key to encouraging people to respect other’s beliefs is education, believes Dr. Amīn Makram ‘Ubayd. According to him, state schools should promote the brotherhood of all citizens, not the followers of one religion above the others.   An ideal state school system should be non religious, but...
Whenever a terrorist operation occurs, voices calling for convening an international anti-terrorism conference crescendo. Recently the build-up has been such that this conference seems to be billed as a solution to terrorism. In fact it is a fantasy to which we should not surrender our minds.
The Islamic Jihad movement in Palestine has completed its historical mission and has vanquished Israel and established a national Palestinian state. That is why we were not surprised to read its shady statement in which it called on Moqtada Al-Sadr to burn all Iraqi oil. The movement, after...
Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria met with the Grand Imām of the Azhar Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī to congratulate him on the Greater Bairam.
It is not true that the movie Kingdom of Heaven has been fair to Arabs and tolerant of Islam. On the contrary, it supported the everlasting Western theory of depicting European commanders as having immense human kindness and that they only enter wars for the sake of the people, while the Arabs...
For the first time in the history of world cinema, the accusations, dished out against one of the movies, were of bias in favor of the Arabs versus European fanatics. For the first time also, the ball is now in the court of the Christian fundamentalists in the United States and Europe, who now...

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