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During his presentation of the 5th edition on the three-volume set titled “Eastern Catholicism”, Prefect of the congregation for Eastern Catholic Churches, Cardinal Leonardo Sandri said that he had witnessed the solidarity and unity of Egypt’s Christians and Muslims during the demonstrations of...
The Coptic Evangelical Synod of the Nile resumed its two-day emergency meeting held at the Evangelical Church in al-Azbakīyah, Cairo, to discuss a number of pastoral issues, including the church’s relationship with Evangelical churches outside Egypt that permit same-sex marriages and ordination of...
As part of his pastoral visit to Ireland, Pope Tuwāḍrūs II met with Irish President Michael Higgins and met today with the Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin.
Relation religion and democracyIn this presentation I would like to outline that the basis for a democracy is in the first place the recognition of the equality and dignity of man and therefore the freedom of religion. And that subsequently a democratic system is base don that, characterised by the...
The relationship between religion and the state is being strengthened in America. But why are they preaching what they do not do themselves? Why are they preaching secularism to the Islamic World when they are strengthening the relationship between religion and the state, which has been going for...
“Glorious Appearing” is one of the best-selling books today in America. The book is about the last days and the Second Coming of Christ. The novel portrays Christ as a cruel man who seeks revenge on non-Christians. When Christ raises his right hand, all non-Christians gather before him and then...
Predominant contemporary Western discourse directed to the Islamic world is not any better than the discourse of imperialistic invasions in modern history. The ecclesiastic discourse that was intended to convert all Muslims to Christianity. The Catholic Church discourses reject co-existence between...
More than twenty-five articles in the Arabic newspapers are dedicated to the issue of eliminating religious signs in French schools and its relationship to secularism. President Jacques Chirac?s speech on this issue has provoked contradictory reactions, not only inside the French community,...
Criticism of a documentary film on the Holy Virgin aired by the B.B.C. The film claims that Mary was not a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus Christ and that Jesus was the outcome of a relationship she had with a Roman leader.
The war on Iraq has ended. However, the role religion plays in it is still questioned. Some authors believe it cannot be viewed outside a religious framework and others warn against the danger of associating it with religion.
Questioning the religious dimension of the war on Iraq is the focus of many articles covering the war. Different publications shed light on Bush’s religious background in an effort to establish a link between his religious tendencies and the war. Others wonder whether the war is a new crusade...
The religious dimension of the war on Iraq has been and still is the focus of articles covering the war. This is in addition to news items about Kurdish Islamic groups being attacked by the US and comments on fundamentalist Islam in the light of the war. For the first time, the role of the media or...
The overview covers different articles that deal with the role religion plays in the life of President Bush and how it impacts his foreign policy and whether the US war on Iraq is a crusade. It also refers to the theory of clashes between civilizations.
Egyptian papers are giving much space to news about the anticipated war on Iraq. Some articles tackle the morality of the war and others discuss the issue from a religious point of view.
The Israeli siege of the Church of Nativity shows that Arab Christians stand alongside Muslims in the fight against Israel. The newly founded Christian al-Mahd [al-Mahd = nativity, named after the Church of the Nativity] organization places martyrdom operations on their priorities list. The...
The author records the Western interest of Christmas celebrations.
The writer talks about how the West has transformed the celebration of Christmas into a celebration of Santa Clause, and it is starting to become a phenomenon in the East.
The writer tries to presents a Biblical chronology of the birth of Jesus Christ to clarify the difference between the Western and the Eastern Church calendar.
The author discusses the relations between Arab Muslim countries and the West and the problems with the dominant Arab interpretations of these relations.
The article explains that Pope Shenouda is now against reform, although he has once been one of its strongest supporters.

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