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No makeup in church? Coptic Orthodox Bishop doesn't want ladies wearing lipstick or pants

that he doesn't want women wearing makeup, pants, or blouses inside his church ... from wearing trousers, blouses and make-up in church to receive communion. Signs have been put up at churches in the diocese stating: "In response to the decision of Bishop Bishoy of Damietta and Kafr ...

Editor's Choice - 01/08/2014 - 08:26 - comment 1

'Consorting with the enemy': U.S. church slammed for hosting Muslim convention

A U.S. church planning to hold an annual convention ... to media reports. A U.S. church planning to hold an annual convention ... Saint’s as a venue “to provide an alternative model of positive Muslim-Christian relations … in light ...

Editor's Choice - 09/12/2012 - 05:01 - comment 0

Off with your pants ... in church!

by women there who have been protesting about his new dress code for church. Coptic Orthodox Bishop ... blouses and make-up in church to receive holy communion. And he's pretty serious about it. Signs have been put up at churches in the diocese stating: "In response to the decision of Bishop Bishoy ...

Editor's Choice - 07/08/2014 - 11:03 - comment 0

Priest suggests Holy Easter is Time for Guilt-Free Sex

Saints Church in Hove, East Sussex, has said Easter Sunday is the perfect time for staying in bed, eating ... this priest suggests having a guilt-free lie-in. Father Phil Ritchie from All Saints Church in Hove, East Sussex, has said  Easter Sunday is the perfect time for staying in bed, eating ...

Editor's Choice - 08/04/2012 - 09:34 - comment 0

"Egypt in danger"

Church of the Two Saints) as worshipers were leaving New Year's Mass in the early hours of Jan. 1. ... on Jan. 7 at the Church of the Two Saints. "We are calling for [the nation to mourn together, ... church that left 21 dead and 97 injured. Representatives from Egypt's ...

Editor's Choice - 03/01/2011 - 09:02 - comment 0

Rogue Bedouin gunmen kidnap two Egyptian police officers in Sinai

carrying two officers on a road between Nuweiba and Saint Catherine's Monastery.One of the police ... on a road between Nuweiba and Saint Catherine's Monastery.One of the police officers had fallen ill ...

26/06/2013 - 10:22 - comment 0

Pope Devotes Christmas Prayer to Middle East Peace

origin.  Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat attended the service in Saint Catherine ... on Saint Peter\'s Square for peace in the Middle East, telling Christian communities there the Chur Pope John Paul II prayed at the Christmas Eve mass on Saint Peter's Square for peace in the Middle ...

19/05/2010 - 10:01 - comment 0

Gloomy Christmas Spirit Hangs over Blockaded Bethlehem

will be conducted without music.  But it is expected that the Saint Catherine Church, near the Church ...

19/05/2010 - 10:01 - comment 0

Message of Peace and Justice for Palestinians at Bethlehem

green coat and keffiyeh headdress, was warmly applauded as he made his entry into Saint Catherine's church in the middle of the Mass.  Apparently tired, the Palestinian leader sat in the front row of the Franciscan church. His wife Suha, who normally accompanies him, was absent.  It was the first time ...

19/05/2010 - 10:01 - comment 0

Cairo: At least 9 dead in clashes between Muslims and Christians

In addition, and a church was set on fire. According to AFP , the two groups clashed after Muslims attacked the Coptic Saint Mena church in Imbaba to free a Christian woman they alleged was being held ... Military police fired their guns into the air as Christians in front of the church and Muslim protesters ...

09/05/2011 - 10:51 - comment 0