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A high-level German delegation led by Dr. Rev. Tharwat Qādis, chairman of the Council for Dialogue and Ecumenical Relations, arrived in Aswan en route to Luxor. The delegation will visit the Coptic Evangelical Church in Luxor and its affiliated schools.
On the occasion of the anniversary of the Coptic Orthodox Pope’s visit to the Vatican last year, Pope Tawadros stated to a Catholic newspaper that both churches are working together to realize a greater goal, that is complete unity.    
Pastor Paul Ḥalīm, official spokesperson of the Coptic Orthodox Church, said that the Coptic community in England organized a Christmas celebration, attended by Ambassador Nāṣir Kāmil, Egyptian ambassador to the United Kingdom, and Dr. Jalāl Saʿīd, President of the Egyptian Community.
Eng. Alexander Shalabī, president of the Coptic Solidarity (CS) said that CS appreciates President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi and respects his efforts, believing that the civil society's role compliments that of the government, especially in the field of development and the promotion of freedoms. In...
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...
The planned screening of The Da Vinci Code in Egypt has been met with strong opposition from church leaders. Arguing that “forbidden fruit is sweet,” Hānī Labīb believes that the ban on the movie will encourage more people to see the movie.
The author refuted what V.S. Naipaul said about Islam being a disaster for Asia as it wiped out all the public cultures of the countries it conquered. He gave Egypt and Spain as examples of the fact that Islam did not wipe out the cultures of the countries it conquered but interacted with them. He...
“Madina ala Al-Gabal…ala Al-Deen wa Al-Seyasa fi Amrica” [A City on a Mountain… About Religion and Politics in America] by Tareq Mitri is a book that talks about American fundamentalism in religion, its origins, its violent characteristics, its environments and the possibility of future progress.
Prof. Dr. Tareq Mitri, Coordinator Interreligious Relations and Dialogue of the World Council of Churches and member of the Board of Advisors of the RNSAW, calls for caution against political misuse of a theological discussion.
Al-Usbua of November 5 claimed Dr. Tareq Mitri and father Khalid Akasheh rejected describing Islam as a heavenly religion in the final session of a Muslim-Christian conference. Dr. Mitri wrote the RNSAW and denied he said this. Dr. Muhammad Selim Al-Awa supports Dr. Mitri and praises him for his...
Two new members have joined the Advisory Board of the RNSAW. They are Dr. Tareq Mitri, the Program Executive for Christian-Muslim Relations and Dialogue of the World Council of Churches in Geneva, Switzerland, and Dr. Arne H. Fjeldstad, a Norwegian scholar with a Ph.D. in Internet Communications.
The raping of nuns has become a nightmare that disturbs the religious leaders in the Vatican since the seriousness of the problem and its spread, especially in Africa, was recognized. Some of the Catholic clergy use their spiritual and financial authority in order to get sexual services from the...
Michael Meunier, president of US Copts Association, was upset about the statements Al-Ahram, January 31, attributed to bishop Yo’annis, secretary of H.H. Pope Shenouda, in which he supposedly criticized the World Council of Churches which was seen as a response to a statement of the World Council...
Hanna claims Egypt has the ability to accept and accommodate differences. It is a divine dichotomy which has become codified under the rhetoric of national unity. It reflects the close and amicable relation between Islam and Christianity and is a product of the cultural and historical...
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