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Ambassador Nabīla Makram, Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates’ Affairs, participated on behalf of president ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī in the celebration for the 800th anniversary of the meeting of Saint Francis of Assisi with Sultan al-Kāmil al-Ayyūbī. The celebration was led...
Emile Amīn, a Coptic Catholic intellectual said, “Pope Francis’ visit to Egypt reminds us of the visit of St. Francis of Assisi to Egypt during a time known in the Arab World as ‘Ḥarb al-Firinjah’ (the War of the Franks), and in the West as ‘the Crusades’.
In his continuous efforts to promote the informative role of the media, the new Al-Ahrām Weekly editor-in-chief, `Izzat Ibrāhīm, has presented the documentary movie ‘Al-Sultān wa al-Qiddīs’ (The Sultan and the Saint) at the cultural Salon organized by the English-language weekly newspaper.
Pope Francis is expected to arrive in Egypt tomorrow, April 28 and remain here for a visit of only 27 hours. He will thus have an unbelievably heavy schedule which will consist of several meetings, notably  with President al-Sisi, Pope Tawadros II, Catholic leaders and of course, ordinary people....
The speech given by Lord Carey, former archbishop of Canterbury, at the opening of the second theological college in Alexandria.
In this article Bishop Yohanna Qulta gives an overview of the history of the Crusader wars. He expressed the opinion that in order to study the history of the Crusades, we have to remove Islam and Christianity as motives for them because, they were not directed at Islam although they were fought...
A review of a book by author Andreas Baumann, showing that being an advocate of Christian missionary work also can result in a critical self-reflection.
Many Muslims believe that Christians in the West have never given up the idea of the Crusades and missionaries work hand in hand with Western imperialists. The Bishop concludes that the Crusades occurred as a result of ignorance of Christ's teachings and love. The church today views the Crusades as...
In this article, the Revd. Dr. John H. Watson comments on Adel Hamouda’s article on father Matta el-Meskeen that was published in Al-Arabi of July 23, 2000. Watson believes Hamouda’s article "is an extraordinarily interesting article for all who are concerned with the life of the Coptic Orthodox...
Anis Mansour, a famous Muslim columnist, writes in fascination about his friend Bishop Dr. Yohanna Kolta of the Coptic Catholic Church.
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