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The Vatican Pope Francis I washed the feet of 12 inmates including two girls, one of them is Serbian Muslim, who was born in Rome and the other is an Italian Catholic (Author not mentioned, al-Sabāh, Mar. 30, p. 3). Read original text in Arabic.
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...
Today, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, Grand Imam of al-Azhar and head of the Muslim Council for Elders, met with President Sergio Mattarella at the presidential palace in Rome, Italy. The meeting comes as part of al-Ṭayyib visit to Italy.
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...
Spokesperson of Egypt’s Coptic Catholic Church, Fr. Hānī Bākhūm, commented on the arrest of a 20-year-old Somali man by the Italian police, suspected of having been a member of the ISIL, or Arabic Dāʿish, and who had threatened to bomb St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican.
Meanwhile, al-Jihād al-Islāmī announced its support for ISIS in fighting the American-led “crusade against Islam”, irrespective of their ideological differences. 
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, met with the President of Italy Sergio Mattarella on Monday at the Republican Palace in Rome, discussing various topics related to Christianity in Egypt, such as the prominent role the Coptic Orthodox Church and al-Azhar...
Since his enthronement in 2012, Pope Ṭawāḍrūs of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, succeeded to become an ambassador for both the Church and Egypt. He spread the message of love, tolerance, coexistence and stability among all faiths. Every time he visits overseas, the Pope is...
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...
The Church in a week: According to “Ṣadā al-Balad” these are the most important events of the three Orthodox Churches in the course of next week:
In a statement released by the Coptic Orthodox Church, Bishop Barnābā of the Turin and Rome Diocese in Italy met with Ambassador of Egypt to Italy, Hishām Badr, to discuss ways to promote religious tourism in Egypt, especially the sites on the path of the Holy Family Journey in Egypt. 
The Undersecretary of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Turin and Rome, Fr. Theophilus al-Siryānī, participated in the celebration of the blessing of the icon of the Holy Family Journey to Egypt by Pope Francis held in the Vatican in coordination with the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism.
Pope Francis received Egyptian Ambassador to the Vatican Ḥātim Sayf al-Nasr at the Pontiff’s headquarters on Thursday, June 29, to bid farewell upon completion of his diplomatic mission.
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...
Coptic Orthodox Bishop of Rome and Turin, Anba Barnāba, has been invited by the Inter-parliamentary Assembly Of Orthodoxy (IAO) to participate in its 24th General Assembly that was held in Rome, Italy, from 25 to 30 June, 2017.
Al-Ṣabāh monitored in a report on the Ministry of Awqaf, what it called aspects of corruption in the Ministry. The report addressed the Ministry’s missions abroad and accused it of being a cover and safe haven for the Imams of the Muslim Brotherhood, allowing them to get out of Egypt with great...
"Love never fails" was the message of St. Paul the Apostle in his first Letter to the Corinthians, and the message that Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy Sea of Saint Mark carries in every encounter with other Christian denominations, and it is love that paved the path...
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, during his stay in Austria, witnessed the ordination ceremony of the first group of parish priests of the Diocese in Austria. 
Leader of the Roman Catholic Church in the Vatican, Pope Francis, called for an end to the death penalty, saying “The commandment 'Thou shalt not kill' has absolute value and applies to both the innocent and the guilty.” The Pontiff proposed to Catholic rulers worldwide 'to make an exemplary and...
[This interview took place in English and was recorded. Editorial notes have been made between brackets to clarify some statements. The interview was transcribed by Esther Schoorel and edited by Douglas May and Cornelis Hulsman.] [Test]

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