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A high-level source in the Vatican said Cairo has sent a request nominating Public Prosecutor ‘Abd al-Majīd Mahmūd for the post of ambassador to it more than 15 days ago, before a court acquitted defendants involved in case of assaults on protesters on February 2, 2011, known in the media as the...
On Sunday, Pope Tawāḍrūs‎ II will preside over the celebration of the Coptic Orthodox Virgin Mary Church in Maadi, commemorating the Holy Family’s journey to Egypt, especially since the church was one of the highlights of its journey. The celebration, organized by Bishop Dāniyyāl, Secretary of The...
Including the participation of Egypt’s Minister of Health and Population Dr. Hāla Zāyid and Italy’s Minister of Foreign Enzo Moavero Milanesi, the Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church Ibrāhīm Isḥāq participated todau, in opening the renovated and developed clinics of the Italian Hospital of...
The World Association for al-Azhar Graduates (WAAG) received on Wednesday a delegation of Franciscan friars. The unprecedent visit to the WAAG was “a fruitful encounter that aims at maintaining national security through developing a sense of citizenry and national unity,” member of al-Azhar’s...
In an amazing initiative that shows the tolerance of the Catholic church Pope Francis Pope of the Vatican held yesterday in St. PetersChurch in Rome the marriage of a group of youth including those who have sinned
On behalf of the Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church of Egypt, the Apostolic Administrator of Giza [al-Jīzah], Beni Suef [Banī Suwayf], and Fayoum [al-Fayūm], Bishop Toma Adly Zaki [Tūmā ʿAdlī Zakī] received the EU Special Envoy for the promotion of freedom of religion and beliefs, Ján Figeľ....
The Italian writer Gianni Valentini has said in a comment article about the meeting of ‘prayer and meditation’ which will bring together Pope Francis and the heads of Middle Eastern churches,scheduled to take placenext July in Bari in Southern Italy, that ‘unity between churches is the hope which...
On Wednesday, Ayman ʿAbd al-Munʿim, governor of Suhāj, received Bruno Musarò, the Vatican’s Nuncio to Egypt, together with the Coptic Catholic Archbishop, Anba Yūsuf Abu al-Khayr, including a delegation of priests of the Catholic Church of Suhāj. The Nuncio conveyed Pope Francis’ greetings to the...
On the verge of a new year and a unity among Christian denominations sought by the ordinary people as much as church leaderships, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs has laid a new cornerstone for unity among Christian denominations by having a group of children accompanying him during his congratulatory...
Greater than a conference and further than a spiritual and religious meeting between Islam and Christianity: this is the essential message concluded by those who follow the news on the two-day peace conference organized by al-Azhar in Cairo, and which was culminated by Pope Francis’ closing speech...
This was the title of the banners that were to be seen all over as ‘pilgrims’ arrived to the Air Defense Stadium for the Mass with Pope Francis.
Egypt's Presidency, the Coptic Catholic Church, and the Vatican Radio have announced on Monday the details of Pope Francis’ two-day visit to Egypt 28 and 29 April. According to the program, the Vatican Pope’s visit in Egypt will be brief. The Pope will arrive at 2pm on Friday and leave Egypt at...
Father Rafīq Jrīsh, spokesman for the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt, declared that the Catholic Church is to announce at a press conference coming Thursday the details of Pope Francis’ visit to Egypt on April 28 and 29.
With a touch of humor throughout, Mgr. Michael Fitzgerald introduced his role as the Vatican Ambassador to Egypt to a delegation of mostly Catholic Austrian students and professors from the University of Vienna. This visit was organized by Arab-West Report and was also attended by some staff and...
Near thirty journalists gathered at the Cairo Foreign Press Association headquarters to gain insight on the process involved in selecting a successor to the recently deceased Pope Shenouda. Arab West Report presented its research on the subject, accepting also further inquiries.
The author, Arwá Hasan, reports on the opinions of Muslim scholars to a recent Vatican document entitled, ’Doctrinal Note on some aspects of Evangelization,’ which defended the "right and duty" of Catholics to do missionary work, aimed at converting people from other religions and other Christian...
The article reviews a Vatican document about the rights of evangelizing non-believers and welcoming converts from denominations other than Catholicism.
The Basilica of Saint Peter has recently seen the inauguration of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger as Pope Benedict XVI, the 265th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church and sovereign of Vatican City 16 days after the funeral of Pope John Paul II.
When Pope John Paul II paid a historic visit to Syria in 2001, he entered the Umayyad Mosque, where Muslims used to head right and Christians used to head left for prayer during the 7th century.
Shaykh of the Azhar Muḥammad Sayyid Ṭanṭāwī asserted that he had not yet announced his final approval to visit the Vatican, stating that the decision as to whether to approve or reject the visit requires deliberation and would not be made until the Azhar receives a formal invitation from Pope...

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