RELIGIONS | RELIGIONS

15-Jan-2015 to 11:05

Mauritanians stage demonstration against “blasphemous” cartoons

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) – — A massive rally was organized late Wednesday in Nouakchott, the Mauritanian capital to denounce the publication of the new cartoons of Prophet Mohamed (PBUH) by the France-based satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, APA reports here.

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14-Jan-2015 to 20:21

Egypt: al-Azhar condemns Charlie Hebdo cartoons

APA- Cairo (Egypt) — Egypt's top religious institution, al-Azhar has condemned the latest cartoons by the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

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12-Jan-2015 to 12:01

Egyptian court slams 3-year imprisonment for ‘atheist’ student

APA-Cairo (Egypt) – — A court in Bouhaira in northern Egypt has slammed three-year imprisonment to a student who declared in his Facebook account of being an atheist, judicial sources in Cairo confirmed Monday.

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12-Jan-2015 to 11:19

Egyptian religious minister calls for modernization religion

APA- Cairo (Egypt) — The Egyptian Minister of Religious Endowments, Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa said on Sunday that religious discourse can be modernized while keeping the basic tenets and taking into account the time and place.

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11-Jan-2015 to 10:40

Egypt, Ethiopia churches mull improved ties

APA- Cairo (Egypt) — The Egyptian and Ethiopian churches should continue consultations as a mean of improving relations, as well as ties with all churches across Africa, Ethiopia’s Orthodox Patriarch Mathias I has suggested.

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05-Jan-2015 to 21:45

Malawi: Muslims lobby for holiday to mark Prophet Muhammad's birthday

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi Muslims are lobbying the government to declare Prophet Muhammad's birthday as a public holiday as it is in other countries.

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04-Jan-2015 to 13:06

Zuma's foundation sponsors new Bible translation

APA-Durban (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma’s foundation has agreed to partner with the country’s Roman Catholic Church to produce a new Zulu language translation of the Bible, the foundation has said.

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