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The Apostles – who they were

SHAFAQNA - The Holy Scriptures speak of martyrdom. In the Acts of the Apostles 7:56–60, St. Stephen is the first...

Pope calls on Latin America to fight ‘colonizations,’ realize...

SHAFAQNA - A new letter from Pope Francis to Argentina to mark the 200th anniversary of independence has been read...

Pope on visit to Armenia cites “genocide”, likely to...

SHAFAQNA - Pope Francis departed from his prepared text on Friday to use the word "genocide" to describe the mass...

Church sign wishing a blessed Ramadan to Muslims stirs...

SHAFAQNA - Controversy brewed Monday night over a message posted by a Pennsylvania church and the response to that message...

Do Muslims Believe in the Old Testament?

SHAFAQNA - The Old Testament, also known as the Hebrew Bible, has an ambiguous status in Islam. On the one...

Leaders of Christian churches express solidarity with persecuted Shia...

SHAFAQNA- Leaders of Christian churches in Pakistan announced that they are in solidarity with the Shia Muslims. Father Emmanuel Yousaf Mani,...

Do Christians fast? Why don’t they do it the...

SHAFAQNA - Fasting during the daylight hours during the month of Ramadan is one of the Five Pillars of Islam,...

Christians have a mission to convert all Muslims, says...

SHAFAQNA - Cardinal Kurt Koch, who leads ecumenical relations for the Vatican, made the comments at an interfaith meeting in...

Pope To Hold Meeting With World Sunni Muslims Leader

SHAFAQNA - Pope Francis will meet the spiritual leader of the world's Sunni Muslims in an unprecedented encounter at the...

The eight things Catholics and Muslims agree on

SHAFAQNA - Senior leaders from the Catholic Church and the Muslim community have issued an eight-point joint statement reflecting their...

Comparison of Muslim and Christian Prayers

SHAFAQNA - We will mention some examples of Christian worship in comparison with what we have mentioned about Islamic worship....

Muslim-Christian peacemaking has a history we need to revive

SHAFAQNA - Twenty years have passed since seven monks from the Trappist Priory of Our Lady of the Atlas...

Download happiness says the Pope

SHAFAQNA - Happiness can't be downloaded like a cellphone app, Pope Francis has said in a special mass for the...

The Other Al-Andalus — When Muslims and Christians Flourished...

SHAFAQNA - I sometimes think about the glories of “Islamic Spain,” or Al-Andalus. Starting around 711 and ending in...

‘Don’t listen to fortune tellers,’ Pope tells faithful

SHAFAQNA - In his morning Mass homily, Francis said those who listen to seers 'do not follow Jesus' Fortune tellers and...

NY mosque hosts seder for Jews, Muslims

SHAFAQNA - Some 100 Jews and Muslims participated in a Passover celebration at a Manhattan mosque. Coordinated by the NYC...

Pope Francis brings 12 Syrian Muslims to Italy on...

SHAFAQNA - Pope Francis gave Europe a concrete lesson Saturday in welcoming refugees by bringing 12 Syrian Muslims to Italy...
Archbishop Atallah

Archbishop unhappy with Israel’s shunning of Islam, Christianity’s holy...

SHAFAQNA - Archbishop Atallah Hanna slammed Tuesday the Israeli occupation authority (IOA) for publishing a guiding brochure of Occupied Jerusalem...
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Patriarch of Moscow warns against efforts to remove God...

SHAFAQNA - His holiness, Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia, Cyril I, at the Feast of Orthodoxy (20th March 2016)...

Pope Washes and Kisses Feet Of Muslim Migrants, Says...

SHAFAQNA- In a period of time when increased anti-Muslim sentiments prevail due to the incessant attacks on European cities, Pope...

Easter and Christianity

SHAFAQNA - On Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of  Jesus Christ. It is typically the most well-attended Sunday service...
Father Bernard Kenvi (C) helps a Muslim child climb down from an open truck in the town of Bossemptele,

Catholic priest who saved 1,500 Muslims nominated for peace...

SHAFAQNA - Fr. Bernard Kinvi, a priest of the Order of St. Camillus, is shortlisted for the Aurora Prize. The Aurora...

Azerbaijan Bans over 730 Religious Books

SHAFAQNA- The Republic of Azerbaijan’s government banned the import of 732 books on religious issues. The Caucasian country’s government committee for...

The Gospel: The Secret the Church Never Told …Islam

SHAFAQNA - The Christian Church has been claiming to represent the Gospel of Jesus Christ (as) for centuries. The...

UN delegation visits Imam Hussein Museum

SHAFAQNA- The museum of the Imam Hussein Holy Shrine received a delegation from the United Nations who visited the museum...

Pope Francis speaks words of peace for Syria

SHAFAQNA -  Pope Francis expressed hope that cessation of fighting actions in Syria would lead to ending the five...

Patriarch Kirill calls on Catholics to jointly oppose de-Christianization...

SHAFAQNA - Rio de Janeiro, February 20, Interfax - Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has called on Orthodox...

Russian patriarch calls for peace and reason among nations

SHAFAQNA - A new clash of world powers should be prevented at all costs, Russian Orthodox Church head Patriarch Kirill...
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Russian Orthodox Patriarch, Pope hold historic meeting, sign call...

SHAFAQNA - The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, and Pope Francis signed a joint declaration after their...

Hijab-Wearing Professor Targeted for Firing Reaches Pact with Wheaton...

SHAFAQNA- Wheaton College and the professor targeted for firing because she said Muslims and Christians share the same God —...

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