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Against the backdrop of violence and escalating tensions between the government and the opposition in the run-up to Bangladesh’s parliamentary elections slated for Jan. 5, 2014, one of the country’s leading Catholic prelates is calling for calm. Archbishop Patrick D’Rozario of Dhaka, the country’s capital, told C...read more
Articles from section "Islam"
The Vatican's commission for relations with Muslims is set to discuss over the next four years the theme "Christians and Muslims: Beacons of Hope." The commission concluded a three-day …read more
Despite the so-called Arab Spring, Egypt's Christians are still hoping for safety in their homeland. Last Friday, St. Georgas Coptic Church in Sarsena was attacked and burned, nearly …read more
The recent trial and conviction of Saeed Abedini in Iran drew attention once more to the lack of religious freedom in a number of Muslim-majority countries. Abedini, born in Iran but now a …read more
The acting leader of Egypt's Coptic Catholics says the country's new constitution "prepares the way for an Islamic caliphate." Bishop Kyrillos William, administrator of the Coptic Catholic …read more