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Trained American Santas hit Jerusalem for Orthodox Christmas

Monday, 06 January 2020

Dozens of Santa Clauses turned heads in Jerusalem on Sunday, catching a ride on a sightseeing tram ......

Russian church cuts ties with patriarch of Alexandria over Ukraine

Friday, 27 December 2019

The Russian Orthodox Church said Thursday it has cut ties with the leader of the Greek Orthodox ......

Orthodox Ethiopians criticize PM Abiy over deadly clashes

Sunday, 27 October 2019

Ethiopia’s influential Orthodox church on Sunday criticized Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s ......

Jerusalem and Muslim-Christian relations

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Radwan al Sayed is a Lebanese thinker and writer who attained a bachelor degree from the Faculty of Theology at al-Azhar University and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Tübingen in Germany. He has been a scholar of Islamic studies for decades and is the former editor-in-chief of the quarterly al-Ijtihad magazine. Radwan is also the author of many books and has written for Arab dailies such as al-Ittihad, al-Hayat and ash-Sharq al-Awsat.

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Renovated Tsarist hostel for Christian Orthodox pilgrims re-opens in Jerusalem

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

A Jerusalem hostel for Christian Orthodox pilgrims that became a symbol of imperial Russia’s ......

Christians in West Bank celebrate Christmas

Saturday, 07 January 2017

Thousands of Christians from the eastern tradition gathered in Bethlehem on Friday for Christmas Eve ......

Israeli bid to turn down mosque prayer calls blocked

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

A government-backed Israeli bill to limit the volume of calls to prayer at mosques has been blocked ......

Pope praises Armenia’s Christian past, but avoids ‘genocide’

Friday, 24 June 2016

Pope Francis hailed Armenia’s steadfast Christian heritage on Friday as he arrived in the ......

Historic Orthodox meet marred by Russian no show

Sunday, 19 June 2016

Orthodox churches from around the world met in Greece Sunday for the first such gathering in a ......

Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet in historic step

Friday, 05 February 2016

Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a historic ......

Israeli ultra-orthodox media blurs women in govt. picture

Friday, 22 May 2015

Two ultra-Orthodox news outlets concealed the faces and bodies of female ministers in pictures of ......

Sisi to meet Ethiopia’s patriarch, church delegation

Monday, 12 January 2015

Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is set to meet Ethiopian Orthodox Patriarch Mathias I on ......

Turkey permits first new church in 90 years

Saturday, 03 January 2015

Turkey’s Islamic-rooted government has authorized the building of the first church in the ......

Christians mark Holy Fire rite on eve of Easter

Sunday, 20 April 2014

Thousands of Christian pilgrims thronged the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City ......

Palm Sunday celebrations

Saturday, 12 April 2014

Palm Sunday is a Christian moveable feast that commemorates Jesus Christ's triumphant entry into ......

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