President of Israel Reuven Rivlin Visits the Baptismal Site at Jordan River

On Tuesday, March 19, His Excellency Mr. Reuven Rivlin, the President of the State of Israel met with the Heads of Churches, visiting the Baptismal Site Qasr Al-Yehud at the Jordan River near Jericho.

Erdoğan: Agia Sophia will never be a church as long as there is Turkish people

Agia Sophia, the ancient Christian cathedral in Istanbul, will never become a church again, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said recently in an angry commentary on the deadly New Zealand mosque shootings, reports Romfea.

The shooter’s manifesto targets Turks and Erdoğan specifically, reports Egypt Today. “We are coming for Constantinople and we will destroy every mosque and minaret in the city. The Hagia Sophia will be free of minarets and Constantinople will be rightfully christian [sic] owned once more,” the text reads.

Grand imam of Egypt's Al-Azhar calls polygamy 'injustice to women'

The grand imam of Egypt’s famed Al-Azhar institution, Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, has described polygamy as an “injustice” for women.

“Polygamy is often an injustice to women and children,” said the influential cleric, in quotes published on Twitter late Friday by Al-Azhar, Sunni Islam’s most prestigious seat of learning.

World Day of Migrants and Refugees: ‘It is not just about migrants'

“It is not just about migrants".

That’s the theme for this year’s World Day of Migrants and Refugees, to be celebrated on Sunday, 29 September 2019.  The theme was announced on Sunday by the Migrants and Refugees Section of the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.

Iraq: First mass in one of Mosul’s oldest churches

Iraq: First mass in one of Mosul’s oldest churches
Iraq: First mass in one of Mosul’s oldest churches
Iraq: First mass in one of Mosul’s oldest churches
Iraq: First mass in one of Mosul’s oldest churches

The Parish of St. Toma Apostle Church, which is located in the Old City, the Right Coast of Mosul, hosted the “Peace” Mass, organized by the Iraqi Hope Society and supported by the UN Development Program (UNDP) and the Bridging Communities in Ninewa Governorate. This mass is acclaimed as the first of its kind for being held in one of Mosul’s oldest churches, which has been devastated and has suffered a lot of damages due to the liberation operations witnessed in the city. Participants, civil activists and priests called for speeding up the reconstruction of Mosul and the Nineveh Plains in order to stabilize the area and enable Christians and other spectrums of people to go back to their homes.