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Pope Francis' timely visit comforts grief-stricken Christians in Egypt

Added: 29.04.2017 22:58 | 2 views | 0 comments


Pope Francis wrapped up a brief but deeply symbolic visit to Egypt on Saturday with an open-air Mass for the country's tiny Catholic community, defying security concerns to show his support for the Christians of this Muslim majority Arab nation who have increasingly become targeted by Islamic militants....

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

Egypt urges US to play 'active' Middle East peace role

Added: 29.04.2017 19:49 | 3 views | 0 comments

April 30, 2017 2:49 AM
CAIRO (AFP) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday (April 29) urged the United States to help restart negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, a statement from the presidency said.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Advocacy group demands Egypt free Al Jazeera journalist

Added: 29.04.2017 18:18 | 1 views | 0 comments

US rights group asks UN to pressure Egypt to free Mahmoud Hussein as Egyptian authorities extend his detention.

Tags: Egypt
From: www.aljazeera.com

Pope urges unity against fanaticism at Cairo mass

Added: 29.04.2017 17:59 | 1 views | 0 comments

Pope Francis celebrated an open air mass that gave Egypt's embattled Christians an occasion to be joyful.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Pope Francis Winds Up Trip To Egypt

Added: 29.04.2017 16:43 | 4 views | 0 comments

Military helicopters flew overhead as the Pope celebrated Mass for some 15 thousand Catholics in a stadium.

From: www.npr.org

Pope Francis tells Egypt mass that dialogue can battle extremism

Added: 29.04.2017 16:28 | 8 views | 0 comments

April 29, 2017 5:10 PM
CAIRO (AFP) - Pope Francis appealed for dialogue to battle extremism as he addressed thousands of faithful on Saturday (April 29) during a visit to Egypt to promote reconciliation with Muslims and support its embattled Christians.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Pope Francis in Egypt: A voice of reason

Added: 29.04.2017 13:52 | 1 views | 0 comments

The pope has sent a strong message against Islamophobia and for religious and individual freedoms.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Helicopters hover overhead as Pope Francis celebrates open-air Mass in Cairo

Added: 29.04.2017 13:29 | 6 views | 0 comments


Military helicopters flew overhead and police fanned out in force Saturday as Pope Francis celebrated an open-air Mass for Egypt's tiny Catholic community on the final day of a visit aimed at comforting Christians following a series of attacks by Islamic militants. Despite the security concerns,...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

Pope Holds Mass In Cairo

Added: 29.04.2017 12:57 | 1 views | 0 comments

Pope Francis celebrated Roman Catholic Mass on Saturday in a stadium in Cairo, Egypt. His visit is part of an effort to strengthen relations with the Muslim world, and to support Coptic Christians.

From: www.npr.org

Abandon Religious 'Fanaticism': Pope Pleads for Peace in Violence-Hit Egypt

Added: 29.04.2017 11:32 | 1 views | 0 comments

Francis' visit comes as the region grapples with a spiral of extreme violence, and Egypt itself struggles with both Islamic extremism and authoritarianism.

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From: www.nbcnews.com

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