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Memory of the day: Egypt's Helwan becomes a Governorate in 2008

Sun, 17 Apr 2022 - 01:06 GMT

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Pope of Vatican voices deepest appreciation to Egypt

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 - 11:03 GMT

Pope Francis of the Vatican voiced his deepest appreciation for Egypt's government and people.

Italian President receives Egypt’s Grand Imam, praises Tayyeb - Pope Francis meetings

Wed, 06 Oct 2021 - 01:55 GMT

Egypt’s Grand Imam, Sheikh of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, Ahmed al-Tayyib, met Wednesday with the Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the headquarters of the Italian Presidency in the Italian capital, Rome.

Egypt’s Azhar Grand Imam, Vatican Pope call for eliminating discrimination, entrenching human fraternity principles

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 - 04:12 GMT

Both religious figures have jointly published posts in English and Arabic on their social media accounts, affirming their continuous efforts of combating wrong ideologies that disseminate violence in the name of the religion.

Egyptian MP Abou el Enein praises 'Day of Prayer' call

Fri, 08 May 2020 - 03:52 GMT

In an article issued in Al Ahram newspaper on Friday, Abou el Enein commended Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and Chairman of the Muslim Council of Elders Ahmad el Tayeb and Pope Francis’ stances.

In response to COVID-19 crisis, Egypt’s Azhar, Vatican call for Day of Prayer

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 09:27 GMT

As per a joint statement, the two religious institutions called upon all people to pray to Allah, asking Him to eradicate this pandemic and to help scientists reach treatment for the coronavirus disease.

Pope Francis warns against ‘unfair’ solutions to end Israel-Palestine conflict

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 - 01:24 GMT

Pope Francis cautioned against “unfair” solutions aimed at ending the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, Al Arabiya reported on Saturday.

New Vatican amb. arrives in Cairo

Sun, 05 Jan 2020 - 09:38 GMT

New Vatican Ambassador to Egypt Archbishop Nicolas Henry arrived here late on Saturday.

FM affirms Egypt's steadfast stance towards Palestinian issue

Sat, 07 Dec 2019 - 11:10 GMT

Shoukry remarks came during his meeting with Vatican Secretary for Relations with States Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher.

Egypt keen to coordinate with Vatican on key issues - FM

Sat, 07 Dec 2019 - 09:42 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Friday affirmed Egypt's keenness on boosting consultation and coordination with the Vatican.

Turning from nuclear message, Pope urges youth to fight for the earth

Tue, 26 Nov 2019 - 01:51 GMT

Pope Francis wrapped up a 4 day trip to Japan by turning from the anti-nuclear message that was the backbone of his visit to other key campaigns of his.

Pope Francis says world without nuke arms "possible, necessary"

Sun, 24 Nov 2019 - 10:20 GMT

Vatican Pope Francis said Sunday a world without nuclear weapons is "possible and necessary," the Japanese news agency Kyodo reported on Sunday.

Guess who's coming to lunch? Pope hosts meal for 1,500 needy people

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 - 01:58 GMT

Pope Francis hosted 1,500 homeless and needy people for lunch on Sunday as the Roman Catholic Church marked its World Day of the Poor.

Vatican Pope urges dialogue to end Syria offensive

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 - 11:53 GMT

Vatican Pope Francis has appealed for a new effort at dialogue after US forces pulled back from northeastern Syria.

Pope calls for humanitarian corridors to protect migrants

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 - 01:52 GMT

Pope Francis said prayers on Sunday for victims of the bombing of a migrant center in Libya last week.

Sisi highlights Egypt's keenness to promote coexistence

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 - 02:10 GMT

Sisi said that coexistence culture, which started in Egypt, will spread across the region over time.

Sandri lays foundation stone of Coptic Catholic Cathedral in Assuit

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 - 11:50 GMT

A special envoy of Pope Francis, Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, met with several officials and priests in the Monastery of Drenka.

Pope Francis extols UAE as a 'model of co-existence'

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 - 08:50 GMT

In the video, posted in Italian, he said the UAE is a "country that is striving to be a model for co-existence, human fraternity, and meeting of faiths and civilizations".

Grand Azhar Imam to meet Pope Francis in UAE

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 - 02:12 GMT

The Grand Imam of Al Azhar and Chairman of the Muslim Council of Elders Ahmad el Tayyeb will meet Pope Francis of the Vatican on February in the United Arab Emirates on Monday, Jan. 21.

Vatican spokesman, deputy resign suddenly

Mon, 31 Dec 2018 - 11:36 GMT

The spokesman for the Vatican and his deputy resigned suddenly on Monday, an official statement said.

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