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  On Monday, the Catholic Church celebrated the Episcopal ordination of Cardinal Anṭūniyyūs Najīb, the honorary patriarch of the Catholic Church in Egypt. Patriarch Anṭūniyyūs Najīb was born in 1935 in the city of Samallūṭ  in Minya. He was chosen for the priesthood in 1960. He received his...
he Catholic Church declared Popes John Paul II and John XXIII saints in a ceremony attended by Pope Francis today. 
A number of Coptic movements, most prominent among them the Middle Eastern Forum for Freedom (Muntadá al-Sharq al’Awsat li-l-Hurriyyāt) and Democratic Egyptian Solidarity (al-Tadāmun al-Misrī al-Dīmuqrātī) have protested outside the embassy of the Vatican, demanding Pope Francis and the Security...
Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, head of the Vatican’s Congregation for Oriental Churches, confirmed Egypt's central role in protecting minorities.
Al-Azhar Observatory praised Pope Francis' statement in support of the right of Muslim women to wear the hijāb, which, according to the Observatory reflect the Vatican interest for coexistence among people of different religions, and for enhancing peace, respect, and acceptance among different...
"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 Frances is calling for meetings and dialogues to take place among people of different religions and cultures in an attempt to increase understanding, saying that it is especially important that these meetings focus on Islam. In a letter that the Pope sent to Bishops around the world, he...
Last week, Shaykh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president of the UAE and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, emphasized that conserving the rich Islamic scientific heritage and propagating it around the world are vital in promoting cultural dialogue, which, in turn, will inspire interest in...
The secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Archbishop Angelo Amato, has called on Catholics to boycott The Da Vinci Code movie, based on Dan Brown’s best-selling novel, which carries the same name.
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