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Tīmōthāūs Mattā al-Khūrī, Patriarchal Vicar of the Syrian Orthodox Church and Archbishop of Ḥomṣ, Ḥamā, Ṭarṭōs and the area which surrounds it, visited Pope Tawāḍrūs of the Coptic Orthodox Church on Thursday (Feb. 8) at the Papal Residence of the Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-...
The various churches of the Holy Land of Jerusalem celebrated Easter on Sunday 16 April. The celebrations included a traditional procession led by Patriarch Theophilos III of the Greek Orthodox Church, Bible recitations in front of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and an Easter mass service led by...
Dr. Māyā Morsī, President of the National Council for Women, met with Fr. Rabān Phīllips ʿIssā, a priest of the Syriac Church, to learn about the activities of the Council concerning women's empowerment and to discuss opportunities for the Church and the Council to cooperate with one another.
Leaders from the Catholic Church and Christian aid organizations discuss the church’s important role in providing aid and support to all who are in need of help, particularly refugees from Syria, considering the region’s suffering from armed conflicts, violent extremism, massive human displacement...
The Coptic Orthodox Church hosted over two days the 13th meeting of the leaders of the Eastern Orthodox Churches in the Middle East region, including Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, Mār Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch and all the East of the Syriac Orthodox Church...
Prominent Dutch humanitarian activist and friend of Arab-West Report Henk Glimmerveen passed away on May 1.[1] In February 2020, the Maadi Messenger asked me to write about how I have changed during the years that I have been involved in intercultural dialogue.[2] As I consider my life, Henk...
The 13 nuns of Mar Taqlā monastery in addition to three ladies that used to work in the monastery in Ma’lūla, Syria have been released.
The Patriarchate of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch, headed by Mār Ignatius Ephram II, Patriarch of Antioch and Supreme Leader of the Syriac Orthodox Church, distanced itself from Hātūn, an organization headed by the nun Hatūn Dūjān.
Christianity in the Arab World was flourishing in relative terms prior to the First World War and consequent break-up of the Ottoman Empire.
Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III is often praised, in particular by his own followers, for his ecumenical stances. The reality is, however, somewhat different, as the decisions of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod show. All synod meetings were presided over by Pope Shenouda, a strong and charismatic...

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