Coptic church denies lifting ban

By Ramadan Al Sherbini, Correspondent 8/4/2012 Cairo: The Coptic Orthodox Church has denied lifting a ban on pilgrimage to occupied Jerusalem as more Egyptian Christians have flown to Israel to visit the holy city in the past few days. "We continue to follow in the footsteps of late Pope Shenouda III with regard to national and Arab causes ...

Muslim-Christian meeting at Al-Azhar

By Hatem Khedr - The Egyptian Gazette on line 10/10/2011 CAIRO (Updated 8) - Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar Ahmed el-Tayyeb, who heads the highest seat of Sunni learning, is chairing the meeting of members of the Egyptian Family on Monday at Al-Azhar premises to discuss the latest developments over Maspero incidents that left 24 killed ...