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In the Vatican’s first official statement since the Azhar’s decision to freeze religious dialogue, Priest Federico Lombardi says that the Vatican is studying the Azhar’s decision, but that it still desires to hold dialogue between all religions.   Azhar spokesman Muhammad Rifā'ah al-Tahtāwī pointed...
The Coptic Orthodox Church did not send representatives to the founding meeting of the Azhar’s Family Home initiative on Saturday, according to al-Wafd.   A church source told the paper that two senior members of the Coptic Orthodox hierarchy had been scheduled to attend the meeting, but he...
Diana Māhir Ghālī reviews this weekend's opinion articles dealing with the Alexandria church attack...  
The United States Department of State recently issued a declaration claiming that freedom of religion in Egypt is underwhelming, saying that minorities suffer from religious discrimination in various aspects of social and political life. After this, it was announced that the Azhar and the church...
This article highlights an interview between Radio Vatican and Father Rafīq Greish, a spokesman for the Coptic Catholic Church, who speaks about the state of Egyptian Christians during the past months. Greish discusses the ‘Umrāniyyah riots against the construction stoppage of an unlicensed church...
Headline: Pope Shenouda Visits Catholic Church for CongratulationsSource: al-Ahrām Page: 1Author: Not mentionedKeywords: Pope Shenouda III, Coptic Catholic Church --------------------------------------- Headline: First Conference for Opposing Brotherhood Next Week: A Stream to Restrict General...
The governor of Luxor and Evangelical Church leaders in the governorate agree on demolishing a church with the reopening of the archaeologically-significant Ramses Road. The governor had visited the church and talked to people there. The governorate assigned a 2,000 square-meter land to build a...
Mīlād Malāk Mikhā’īl, a construction worker, passed away yesterday after receiving a bullet in the stomach during last Wednesday’s riots in ‘Umrāniyyah. The authorities have intensified security in the area to prevent further sectarian violence. An ecclesial source confirmed that Bishop Theodosius...
An ecclesial source denied claims of Pope Shenouda III meeting with parliamentary candidates at the papal headquarters. The source also told al-Wafd that the Pope only met with parliamentary candidate Dr. Hamdī al-Sayyid yesterday morning because he is also head of the Egyptian Medical Association...
In an interview with al-Wafd, the official spokesman for the Egyptian Catholic Church, Father Rafīq Greish, said that former U.S. President George W. Bush is responsible for the Sayyidat al-Najāh Church massacre in Iraq because it is one of the consequences of the President allegedly destroying...

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