Matthias Boehning shares his impressions after attending the COP27 global climate conference in Egypt. He represented the World Evangelical Alliance.
“The 5% richest countries emit more greenhouse gases emissions than poorest 50%”, says the Christian conservationist organisation A Rocha.
Horseflies are similar to flies, but larger in size, with a thick body. The females have a complex buccal apparatus, with sharp, hard elements capable of piercing the skin in order to feed on their blood.
The government chose Coptic judge Boulos Fahmy as head of the country's top court. Most in the Muslim community welcome the appointment.
Founder Terry Ascott shares insights about the evolution of the media project that now reaches millions in countries such as Egypt and Iran.
The US Commission on International Religious Freedom annual report denounces that “the pandemic fostered misinformation targeting religious minorities”.
Four Middle Eastern countries accounted for 88% of all reported death penalties applied worldwide, but non-official statistics speak of thousands executed in China.
Evangelical leaders from the Middle East and North Africa analyse the impact of the uprisings that began in 2010, and the current situation.
The museum takes back around 5,000 manuscripts to Egypt and over 8,000 ancient clay objects to Iraq. Since its opening in 2017, it has been accused of several controversial acquisitions.
Melons were grown in Egypt during the third millennium before Christ. The fruit can have either a spherical or elliptical appearance and its weight ranges from 400 grammes to 20 kg, though it rarely exceeds 5 kg.
The Geneva Consensus Declaration states that “there is no international right to abortion”. The document tackles the promotion of equal rights for women and the need for universal health coverage.
Reflections on the problem of evil and the might of God.
Around 88 entities might close because of the economic impact of the pandemic. The Bible Society in England has launched a £5m plan, to save those most at-risk.
When she could hide him no longer, she got a papyrus basket for him and coated it with tar and pitch. Then she placed the child in it and put it among the reeds along the bank of the Nile. Exodus 2:3
We do know is that they had to be consumed as part of the Passover celebration,
The letter, which has belong to the University of Basel for over 100 years, provides insights into the world of the first Christians, and is older than all previously known Christian documents from Roman Egypt.
What did it mean to be a priest during the time of Moses? What ideas did the holiness of priests convey?
Ramez Atallah, Director of the Bible Society Egypt, addresses some of the misconceptions about the country, and analyses the presence and influence of the Christian minority.
One of the most overlooked items in the Istanbul Archaeological Museum is the 8th century BCE marble Lamassu statue discovered in Assur, Iraq in 1845.
In Moses’s own language, the singular word for “onion” is bétsel, while the plural form is betsalim, which comes from the root batsal, meaning “to peel”.
According to the government, 508 Coptic, Orthodox, Protestant, and Catholic churches have received its approval since February. At the same time, eleven churches were shut down.
Eighty journalists were killed this year. “The hatred of journalists is voiced, and sometimes very openly proclaimed, by unscrupulous politicians” and “amplified by social networks”, a RSF report says.
The Intergroup on Freedom of Religion or Belief shortlisted 30 countries in the world where basic rights are violated. “We must do whatever is in our power to cherish, defend and promote this freedom”.
We human beings like simple moral choices, where one side is clearly Bad, with a capital B, the other is Good, with a capital G, and the Good wins.
“With our souls, with our blood, we will defend the Cross”, the Coptic Christians chanted in the funeral.