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The number of Christians is seriously diminishing in Arab countries. Conflicts in the region are behind their collective emigration.
The article looks at different Arab Christian communities in the Middle East and analyses how radical Islam has affected the Arab Christian minorities in the Arab world.
On the occasion of Christmas, His Beatitude Cardinal Stephanos II, Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt, wrote an article that was published in both al-Ahram and al-Akhbar on "The Christmas of Love." Dr. Laila Takla and Zein al-Abeedin al-Rekabi wrote in al-Ahram and Asharq Al-Awsat...
Akher Saa, al- Arabi and al-Ahali approached Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant Christian clergymen, from Egypt and Palestine, and asked them to comment on the crisis of the Church of the Nativity. They all criticized Sharon?s practices against the birthplace of Jesus Christ and against the...
This article expresses alarm about the situation of Arab Christians in light of the sectarian feuds that are troubling Middle Eastern countries like Iraq and Lebanon.
Text of lecture about a declining Christianity in the Middle East. Dalrymple compares between his travels in the mid nineties to when he collected material for his book ‘From the Holy Mountain: A Journey among the Christians of the Middle East,’ and recently travelled to the areas he had visited...
From the crusades until now, religion has always been taken as an excuse to wage war. The pope’s recent attitude reveals his political orientation.
The patriarch of Jerusalem shows his disagreement with the prohibition on Copts from visiting Jerusalem but Pope Shenouda maintains his stance.
Representatives of the revealed religions held their second periodical meeting in London. They praised the Sheikh of the Azhar and the archbishop of England. They considered occupation as the main reason behind all the tragedies that take place in Israel and Palestine.
The letter calls for a two state solution; Israel and Palestine, calls resistance against occupation justified but denounces violent methods of resistance.
Fr. Raed Abusahlia of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem sent us the following documents: - Archbishop of Canterbury to chair Summit of Religious Leaders on the Middle East - Religious Leaders reach unprecedented joint accord on the Holy Land - The First Alexandria Declaration of the Religious...
Israeli rabbis together with Muslim and Christian clergymen attended an Islamic-Christian-Jewish meeting in Alexandria. They will issue a joint statement showing the attitudes of the three religions towards the events of September 11 in America and towards the events in the Palestinian lands.
A document about the status of Christians, Jews and Muslims in Jerusalem as formulated by H.B. Patriarch Michel Sabbah, the Latin Catholic Patriarch of Jerusalem. The view of Patriarch Sabbah is shared by many other Christian communities in Jerusalem.
The author comments on Miss Maria Khoury’s article " Christmas in the Village," in which she mentioned that Taybeh "is the only all-Christian village that is currently in existence not just in the Holy Land but in the entire Middle East Region." He points out that Smakieh is another all Christian...
Media make people in other countries identify with Palestinians. Palestinian youth consider developing an on-line course on Palestine. They discussed the idea with a Tunisian psychiatrist-educator.
Excerpts of the program on sharing the Muslim-Christian heritage in Palestine in Bethlehem on Friday, December 22, 2000.
This is the text of a lecture delivered in London by the general administrator of the Latin Catholic Church in Jerusalem, Father William Shomali, representing Latin Catholic Patriarch Michel Sabah of Jerusalem, during the investiture of the Knights and Ladies of the Holy Sepulcher of England and...
The U.S. Catholic Conference expressed its deep disturbance with the efforts of extremists, in the Middle East and abroad, who incite and intensify religious conflict through inflammatory rhetoric, and anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim and anti-Christian acts. It declared that the Holy Land must be a...
Pope John Paul II encourages the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, the Catholic Bishops of the Holy Land and the leaders of the Christian communities, to renew their efforts to ensure that relationships between all are inspired by mutual respect, in humility and trust. He also appeals to Jewish and...
Since the outbreak of violence in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, hundreds of Christian Arabs have left their homes with the help of foreign embassies. Foreign embassies will not say how many Christian Arabs they have aided. An Israeli Foreign Ministry official said that about two-thirds of the dual...

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