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An overview of Egyptian press coverage of Pope John Paul II’s visit to Egypt during the period February 24-26, 2000. This is the period in which the Pope was in Egypt.
Western history is full of falsifications against Islam. The real conflict is not between Muslims and Christians of the region, but between the West and the Islamic orient.
From the crusades until now, religion has always been taken as an excuse to wage war. The pope’s recent attitude reveals his political orientation.
The author tackles the visit paid by Pope Benedict XVI to Auschwitz, Poland, where the Nazi German army committed brutal massacres of European Jews and others in what is known as the Holocaust.
Father Pierre Patista, representative of the Vatican in Israel, declared that the pope of the Vatican has forgiven the Jewish family that attacked worshippers inside the Church of Annunciation last Friday.
A symposium was held in the residence of the Greek Catholic Patriarchy to discuss the role of Arab Christians in correcting the image of Islam in the West and the stand of the Vatican towards the expected war against Iraq among other issues.
An Israeli TV program depicted Christian clergymen in a disparaging manner. Italian sources stated to the Israeli paper Ma’ariv that if Jewish men of religion were mocked in the same way, Jewish organizations would have considered that an act of anti-Semitism. Full Text
Vatican-Israeli relations have been stable since October 28, 1965, when Pope Paul VI stated that not all Jews should be blamed for Jesus’ death. However, a problem has recently arisen between the Vatican and Israel because Pope Benedict XVI failed to mention Israel among his list of countries who...
The Vatican disfigured a campaign launched against it by some Jewish groups, when researchers decided to stop reviewing the Vatican’s role in World War II. The Vatican strongly defended the role of Pope Pious XXII during the war declaring that he did his best to help the Jews during the Nazis time.
Catholicism is more aware of the Palestinian case than the Protestants and European Christianity, Catholic or Protestant, understands the Arab situation better than Christianity in America. This may be because of the long relations between the European Church, and Arab Christians in Egypt and...
The writer expressed his displeasure about the fact that the Pope of the Vatican, on his visit to Damascus, ignored apologizing to the Muslims about the terrible things the Crusaders did to them. What makes the matter worse is that he apologized to the Orthodox [Christians]in Athens one day before...
The Bishop of Tanta stressed that there was no difference between the children of Egypt [Muslims and Christians], pointing out the support the state gives to the building and restoration of churches.
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.
Bishop Yohanna Qulta discussed the hottest religious issues in an interview of Akher Sa’a.. He also answered all questions concerning the relationship between Islam and Christianity, and the differences between them. He commented on how the Qur’an regarded Jesus Christ and Mary, and on why they...
The author recounts how cheerfully Christmas used to be celebrated in the village of Taybeh, which is the only all Christian Palestinian village in the Holy Land. However, Christmas this year will be depressing and sad because there will be no Christmas celebrations this year in respect for the...
Media make people in other countries identify with Palestinians. Palestinian youth consider developing an on-line course on Palestine. They discussed the idea with a Tunisian psychiatrist-educator.
Excerpts of the program on sharing the Muslim-Christian heritage in Palestine in Bethlehem on Friday, December 22, 2000.
The author recounts the story of a Palestinian student at a Christian school who was arrested by Israelis because he had been involved in stone-throwing. The expectation is that he will remain in prison without indictment or trial for a period of three to six months. He also speaks about the...
The St.. Nicholas and St.. Michael Greek Orthodox Churches were shelled by Israeli missiles. Families in Beit Jala, Beit Sahour, Al-Khader village and in many other cities in Palestine had to leave their homes trying to find safety from Israeli raids and attacks.
A number of the left wing political parties are expected to demonstrate at Saint Peter’s square in Rome against the visit of the Austrian extremist rightist leader Jorg Heider, who is accused by the leftists of being anti-Semitic. The Jewish community in Italy considers the meeting between the Pope...

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