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  • Azhar condemns terrirost attacks on churches in Indonesia

    Date: 2018-05-13 11:39:45 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:38 - ID:7397954

    CAIRO, May 13 (MENA) - Al Azhar has condemned with the strongest terms the terrorist attacks that targeted three churches in Indonesia and left scores of people dead and wounded. In a statement, Al Azhar strongly denounced such terrorist attacks ....

  • Pope Tawadros leads mass at end of ceremonies of 50th anniversary of Virgin Mary apparition in Egypt

    Date: 2018-05-13 07:05:04 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:11 - ID:7397466

    CAIRO, May 13 (MENA) - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese led on Sunday a mass at Virgin Mary Church in Cairo's el Zaitoun district. The mass is held at the end of the three-day ceremonies on the 50th anniversary of ....

  • Pope Tawadros congratulates Pope Francis on fraternity between two churches

    Date: 2018-05-12 12:50:41 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:31 - ID:7396547

    CAIRO, May 12 (MENA) - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese congratulated Saturday Pope Francis on the occasion of the brotherhood feast between the Orthodox and Catholic churches. In his message, Pope Tawadros said ....

  • Gomaa to attend Awqaf ministers meeting in Mecca

    Date: 2018-05-12 08:59:54 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Religion - SN:19 - ID:7396219

    JEDDAH, May 12 (MENA) - Egyptian Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa will participate in a meeting of the Executive Council of the Ministers of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs in Muslim countries, due in Mecca on Sunday. Gomaa said in a statement on ....

  • Pope Tawadros II receives Dutch FM

    Date: 2018-05-10 13:13:57 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:47 - ID:7393769

    CAIRO, May 10 (MENA) - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese received on Thursday Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Stephanus Abraham Blok at St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Abbasiya. Blok's visit to the ....

  • Pope Tawadros: Marian apparition in 1968 sent message of consolation to all Egyptians

    Date: 2018-05-10 09:28:30 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:17 - ID:7393067

    CAIRO, May 10 (MENA) - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese said that the Holy Lady's apparition in luminous scenes over domes of St. Mary church in 1968 sent a condolence message to all Egyptians following the June 1967 ....

  • Egyptian Mufti wraps up UAE visit

    Date: 2018-05-09 13:39:29 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Religion - SN:43 - ID:7391889

    ABU DHABI, May 9 (MENA) - Egyptian Mufti Shawky Allam left here on Wednesday wrapping up a visit during which he attended an international conference on Muslim communities. In pre-departure statements, he said that the conference debates were ....

  • 2 new churches inaugurated in Minya

    Date: 2018-05-09 09:42:42 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:14 - ID:7391231

    CAIRO, May 9 (MENA) - Bishop of Samalout Bevnotious inaugurated two new churches within the framework of annual celebrations in Virgin Mary monastery at Gabal al Tayr in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Minya. In statements on Wednesday, ....

  • Grand Imam wraps up visit to Brunei

    Date: 2018-05-08 16:00:56 GMT - Brunei - Religion - SN:90 - ID:7390188

    BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei, May 8 (MENA) - Al-Azhar Grand Imam and Chairman of the Muslim Council of Elders, Ahmed el Tayyeb left Brunei on Tuesday, wrapping up his Asian tour which lasted for about ten days and took him to Indonesia, Singapore and ....

  • Grand imam visits Arabic school in Brunei

    Date: 2018-05-08 13:29:23 GMT - Brunei - Religion - SN:71 - ID:7389871

    BENDAR SERI BEGAWAN, May 8 (MENA) - Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb visited on Tuesday the Arabic secondary schools for girls, on the last day of his three-day visit to Brunei. He was welcomed by Brunei's Minister of Religious Affairs Awang ....

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