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Muslim leaders in Europe demanded the destruction of a fresco picturing Mohammed naked while an angel prepares to torture him. The Italian Muslims’ Union sent statements to Pope John Paul II expressing their annoyance about the fresco on a wall in a Bologna Cathedral.
This is the text of a lecture delivered in London by the general administrator of the Latin Catholic Church in Jerusalem, Father William Shomali, representing Latin Catholic Patriarch Michel Sabah of Jerusalem, during the investiture of the Knights and Ladies of the Holy Sepulcher of England and...
Pope John Paul II encourages the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, the Catholic Bishops of the Holy Land and the leaders of the Christian communities, to renew their efforts to ensure that relationships between all are inspired by mutual respect, in humility and trust. He also appeals to Jewish and...
Hulsman interviewed Dr. Maurice Asad, former associate secretary-general of the Middle East Council of Churches, who knew Bishop Athanasius from before he was consecrated as a monk and father Dr. Christiaan van Nispen about their experiences with Bishop Athanasius. Dr. Asad described bishop...
The annual feast of the Holy Virgin in Deir Rafat in the Palestinian territories usually draws 3000 to 4000 pilgrims. However, this year the number was not more than 300-400 people only, due to the actual situation, especially because all the Christian Palestinians from the Palestinian territories...
Father Abusahlia criticized the Jerusalem Post for its article about "Pat Boone coming on Christian solidarity visit" (JP 27 October 2000). This article was meant to depict the solidarity of millions and millions of Christians world-wide toward Israel. Abusahlia writes there are "scores of letters...
On October 25, the Jerusalem Post published an article about hundreds of Palestinian Christians fleeing the Palestinian territories. An Israeli spokesman referred in this regard to a radical sermon of Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Abu Halabiya. This article, like the sermon of the Palestinian preacher,...
Bishop Egidio Sampieri has unexpectedly passed away on Monday August 28. The bishop died of a heart attack and is mourned by Catholics in Egypt.
The CNN American Net broadcast a show because of the visit of Pope John Paul II to Egypt. Throughout the show that was entitled "Question and answer" which was presented by Riz Khan, the relationship between Muslims and Christians in Egypt and the effect of the Pope’s visit on these relationships...
The question that Copts are asking now is whether the meeting of Pope John Paul II with Pope Shenouda will end or at least quicken the ending of the conflict between the Orthodox and the Catholic Churches. The disagreement goes back to more than 1500 years ago. It centers on a main issue, which is...

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