September 17, 2019 •
New Institute Seeks to Protect Diversity of Religious Tradition in Iraq
Award-winning Iraqi religious diversity scholar and journalist Saad Salloum has taken an important step forward toward restoring and maintaining religious diversity in war-torn Iraq.
New Cathedral Dedicated on the Eve of Coptic Orthodox Christmas
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi inaugurated the Al-Fattah Al-Aleem Mosque and the Cathedral of the Nativity of Christ on Coptic Christmas Eve January 6 in Egypt’s New Administrative Capital in the desert east of Cairo—symbolic of his commitment to ensure free exercise of religion in the country .
November 9, 2017 •
Anglican Christian Clerics Attend Second International Conference on Religious Tolerance in the Middle East
Christian religions, and particularly the Anglican Church, have been alarmed by the steady disappearance of Christianity in the Middle East. The number of Christians among the population of these lands has gone from 7 percent to just 1.5 percent, according to 2016 statistics.
November 1, 2016 •
EU Special Envoy on Religious Freedom in the Middle East
EU Special Envoy for freedom of religion or belief outside the European Union seeks to make religious freedom in the Middle East a focus of attention.