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The Archbishop of Sebastia Atallah Hanna [ʿAṭā Allāh Ḥannā] commented on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decree which paved the way for the Cathedral of Holy Wisdom (Hagia Sophia) to be converted into a mosque. The Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem criticised this...
Archbishop ʿAṭā Allāh Ḥannā, President of the Greek Orthodox Bishops of Sabastiyya in Jerusalem rejects the imposition of oppressive taxes by the Israeli occuption authorities on church institutions in Jerusalem and on any other international institutions.
Egypt's Dar al-Iftā`'s Islamophobia Observatory has praised the declaration released by Palestinian churches, confirming their full and complete solidarity with the protesters demonstrating against the Israeli violations and arrogance towards Al-Aqsa Mosque, al-Quds (Jerusalem), and the various...
Nicholas Papadimas is the hero of the hour in Israel and the focal point of a good deal of gossip on the Jewish street, being the Trojan horse that helped Zionism sneak into the Greek Orthodox Church and seize more Palestinian territories in Jerusalem, including the ‘Umar Ibn al-Khattāb square,...
A documentary entitled, ‘The Lost Tomb of Jesus,’ broadcast by the Discovery Channel has raised a new tempest, questioning facts about Jesus as told by the Bible. The documentary claimed that a tomb containing the remains of Jesus and his family was found in a Jerusalem suburb. It showed that the...
Arab media primarily placed the war in Iraq in the framework of the religious dimension. Religion is present in the background of almost all articles. Reactions of religious institutions and figures and the impact of religion on the characters of both Bush and Saddam Hussein are the focus of...
Many articles focussed on the opinions of religious and political leaders concerning the crisis around the Church of the Nativity. They compared responses from different churches; Orthodox, Evangelical and Catholic.
An Islamic-Christian dialogue conference was held in Cairo from December 18-20. All the participants stressed the importance of building a "culture of dialogue" that can face the challenges confronting the Arab societies from outside and inside. The conference presented "A charter for a...
The author comments on the relations between Muslims and Christians in Jerusalem and on the city itself as a symbol of their national unity.
The spokesman for the Orthodox Church in Jerusalem says that Christians all over the world celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ except Christians in His birthplace. He expresses agreement with Pope Shenouda’s mandate to avoid visiting Jerusalem as long as it is under the control of Israel. He...

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