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Vatican ambassador to visit Hurghada for 3 days
Egypt

Vatican ambassador to visit Hurghada for 3 days

The Catholic Church in the Red Sea, headed by Father Youanas Adib, announced that the Vatican ambassador in Egypt, Nicholas…
Photos: Dozens of Muslims and Christians alike receive Vatican ambassador in Minya
Egypt

Photos: Dozens of Muslims and Christians alike receive Vatican ambassador in Minya

Dozens of Muslims and Christians on Sunday welcomed the ambassador of the Vatican State in Egypt, Archbishop Nicholas Henry with…
Ireland to apologize for abuses in unwed mothers’ homes
World

Ireland to apologize for abuses in unwed mothers’ homes

LONDON (AP) — The Irish government is poised to make a formal apology for abuses in church-run homes for unmarried…
Alexandria Patriarchate to house new Coptic museum in 2021
Egypt

Alexandria Patriarchate to house new Coptic museum in 2021

The Greek archaeological mission in charge of restoring the Patriarchate building and its courtyard will open a Coptic museum in…
Top Christian clerics urge Lebanese leaders to agree on government
Middle East

Top Christian clerics urge Lebanese leaders to agree on government

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The leaders of Lebanon’s Maronite and Orthodox Christian churches urged Lebanese leaders on Sunday to stop delaying…
After Hagia Sophia, Turkey turns another museum into mosque
Middle East

After Hagia Sophia, Turkey turns another museum into mosque

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish government formally converted a former Byzantine church into a mosque Friday, a move that…
Gli the cat can stay even as Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia changes
Middle East

Gli the cat can stay even as Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia changes

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – With thousands of Instagram followers and even a former U.S. president as a fan, Gli the cat…
Court imprisons 7 defendants for torching a church in Giza
Egypt

Court imprisons 7 defendants for torching a church in Giza

The Giza Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced seven defendants to 15 years in prison each, and acquitted two others, in…
Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulcher reopens after coronavirus closure
Middle East

Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulcher reopens after coronavirus closure

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulcher reopened to visitors on Sunday after a two-month closure due to…
Molotov cocktail hits Alexandria church, no injuries
Egypt

Molotov cocktail hits Alexandria church, no injuries

The Coptic Orthodox Church said that at three am on Saturday a pedestrian threw a Molotov cocktail at the Virgin…
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