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The Catholic, Evangelical and Episcopal churches of Egypt have announced that they have joined with al-Azhar and the Vatican to pray on Thursday May 14, for humanity to be relieved from the novel coronavirus pandemic, at the invitation of the Higher Committee for Human Fraternity.
 "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.
There are new hopes for resuming relations between Al-Azhar and the Vatican. Dr. Shawkī Allām, Egypt's Mufti, attended a peace conference in Rome as a representative of the Shaykh of Al-Azhar.  The mufti carried a message from Shaykh to the Pope welcoming the renewal of dialogue between the two...
Before his decision to resign, Pope Benedict allegedly clashed with a sexual harrasment issue and with the leaked documents scandal. The Pope will remain at Castel Gandolfo (the Pope’s summer residence) for the remainder of his life. The successor of Pope Benedict is elected within 15 days. [...
U.S. Ambassador Anne Patterson’s visit to the Two Saint's Church in Alexandria has raised many questions.  The visit, during which Patterson met with leaders, the high priest, and the lawyer of the families of martyrs, lasted more than two hours and was conducted in the strictest confidence and...
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...
The Azhar will soon reverse its decision to suspend religious dialogue with the Vatican, according to al-Dustūr.   “Informed sources” told the newspaper that mediation efforts between the two parties are underway. They added that the Azhar is not expecting an apology so much as “positive...
The meeting of the Egyptian-European Council was the scene of a heated debate between the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee in the Shūrá Council and the Papal Nuncio in Cairo regarding Pope Benedict's recent statements regarding the protection of Middle Eastern Christians.   According to...
According to the article, the Vatican shares Egypt's wish to avoid an escalation of inter-religious tensions. This comes after Cairo on Tuesday recalled its ambassador from the Holy See following comments by Pope Benedict XVI, who condemed the church bombing in Alexandria and called for the country...
Despite the cold weather, a large number of people gathered to participate in a prayer by Pope Benedict XVI at St. Peter's Square in Vatican City. The Vatican Pope prayed for victims of violence of all religions. He particulalry emphasized those in Iraq, Egypt, and the Sinai.

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