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Cardinal Reinhard Marx, chairman of the German Bishops’ Conference, said that religious lessons in catholic schools should incorporate a greater focus on issues related to anti-Semitism in light of rising anti-Semitic attacks and hateful rhetoric.
On April 21, millions of Christians around the world celebrate the glorious Easter feast, according to the Western calendar, as the Catholic Churches (the Vatican), Roman churches, Latins, Chaldean and Maronite celebrate the feast on Saturday night, 20th of this month.
The churches, both in Egypt and throughout the world, cried over the Notre Dame fire that consumed the roof of the cathedral before toppling one of its massive towers.  
 "Fire knows no history", a saying echoed by the people in Paris when a fire erupted in Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the most famous religious and touristic edifices worldwide. Many church leaders all over the world sent their thoughts and prayers to France in these hard times.
  The Presidency of The Protestant Churches of Egypt, headed by Rev. Dr. Andrea Zakī, expresses its deep sorrow on the burning of the historic tower of The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.  
In the context of our round of introduction, which was shortly interrupted by tea and coffee, a discussion about the roots of Christian spirituality in Egypt, the church’s crisis in Europe especially among young people and Islam emerged.
The first thing that Reverend Richard did, when he introduced himself to our group, was bring a smile to our lips. Although being “officially” retired back in Canada, it became clear that God had plans for him in the Middle East. “Don’t think you can retire in the ministry!” he said, laughing.
The Monastery of Patmos was established by Bishop Botros. He had bought the desert land upon which the monastery rests on his name with the government specifying that it was to be used for agricultural development. In 1993, he obtained a permit from the Egyptian Ministry of Defense to build a fence...
The Dutch delegation stayed three nights in Saint Anthony’s monastery where they attended masses and engaged in discussions about religion. This report describes how one of the oldest monasteries in the world is practicing the Christian faith. The monastery does not allow armed policemen to stay on...
The scene of Pope Francis meeting a delegation from South Sudan and kissing their feet hoping for an end to the civil war in their country is not the first of its kind, for his history is awash with situations that place him in the vanguard of peacemakers.  The following are some of the remarkable...

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