- Aug 6, 2020
At the level of sweeping stereotypes, most Westerners tend to think of India and its dominant religion, Hinduism, as bastions of tolerance. Ever since the Beatles traveled to an ashram to study meditation, there’s been a chic about Indian spirituality as the ultimate in “all paths lead to the same
CAIRO/ROME – At the very origins of Christianity lies the story of the Holy Family’s flight into Egypt, escaping persecution under an Israelite king. In the crypt of a small Cairo church, one can still find the well from which tradition holds that Joseph, Mary, and the child Jesus drew
ROME – Archbishop Blase Cupich won’t be hosting Pope Francis when he comes to the United States in September, as the visit is an East Coast affair. Nonetheless, the top Catholic in the Windy City may still be in the spotlight along the way, since many see him as this
During the 92 days Wadie Ramses was held captive in the Egyptian desert, blindfolded and handcuffed, the most terrifying moments came when he could overhear his radical Muslim kidnappers debating whether to behead the Christian doctor or keep him alive to collect a ransom.
CAIRO, EGYPT – For the vast majority of the eight to ten million Christians in Egypt, it can seem almost absurd to be asked whether the rise of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the former army chief who came to power here two years ago, represents a positive development in their
CAIRO, Egypt — On Thursday, the US State Department released its annual report on the protection of human rights around the world, and at least judging by its treatment of Egypt, American Secretary of State John Kerry could benefit from some face time with a Christian named Nabil Soliman. Soliman,