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Archbishop ʿAṭāllāh Ḥannā of the Greek Orthodox Church of Sebastia clarified today that anti-Zionism is not anti-Semitism. “We reject anti-Semitism, and we reject all kinds of racism in all its forms, especially when it is done in the name of religion,” he said.
After 76 years of asking for a Christian personal status law in Egypt, churches and the government have agreed on a bill that will be revealed soon after it goes to the House of Representatives to be approved.
Tomorrow marks the eighth anniversary of the founding of the Egyptian Council of Churches (ECC), which was established on February 18, 2013, by the heads and members of the Egyptian churches.  The idea for the council came after Egyptian churches participated in meetings held by the Middle Eastern...
Al-Azhar followed the televised statements made by Ieronymos II, the Archbishop of Athens and all Greece, and the head of the Greek Orthodox Church, in which he said that “Islam is not a religion but rather a political party, and its followers are people of war, expansion, and influence.”
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...
This year Easter celebrations will take place without the traditional processions and without church services because of the continuing spread of the Covid-19 epidemic. This weekend hundreds of millions of Protestants and Catholics around the world follow the religious ceremonies from their homes. 
All the denominations of Egypt’s churches came together to celebrate Sunday’s masses for Christian unity, including the Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical, Greek Orthodox and Episcopal churches. The masses were part of a week of prayer for Christian unity, organized in cooperation with the Egyptian...
The leaders and representatives of the Orthodox Churches held a meeting in the Jordanian capital of Amman to discuss their vision towards the unity of the Orthodox Churches. 
Bishop Nicolas, the official spokesperson for the Patriarchate of the Roman Orthodox Church for Alexandria and all of Africa, emphasised that the Patriarchate would not direct its members towards any particular opinion in the constitutional referendum. 
Patriarch Ignatius IV Hazim, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, suffered a stroke that led to his death on December 4 in Lebanon, away from his birthplace, Syria 


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