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| 29/02/2004
| Vatican
by Vladimir Rozanskij
Russian Orthodoxy seems to prefer conflict to unity with Rome. Cardinal Kasper's visit to Moscow marks the end of large-scale ecumenical projects. Below we report the analysis of an expert on contemporary Russia.
| 19/02/2004
| RUSSIA – VATICAN

| 19/02/2004
| ISRAEL - PALESTINE – VATICAN
by Giuseppe Caffulli

An interview with Card. Stephanos II Ghattas, patriarch of Egypt's Coptic Catholic Church.

Cairo (AsiaNews) – Some days ago the first meeting occurred between the Catholic Church and Egypt's Orthodox Churches. Representing Catholics was Card. Walter Kasper, president of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity. During the meetings, the Coptic Orthodox pope, Shenouda III, appeared briefly to share his greetings. Church leaders agreed to make an appointment to meet again in Rome next Jan. 25 2005. Meanwhile, Christian Churches in Egypt are persecuted, sometimes in subtle or violent ways. In order to have an idea of the ecumenicalism and missionary work-martyrdom experienced by these Churches, "Mondo e Missione" interviewed Card. Stephanos II Ghattas, patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church of Egypt (see. Feb. 2004 issue).

Today we will offer an update on violence used against Christians on  www.asianews.it .   
| 07/02/2004
| Egypt - Vatican

The pope receives the credentials of the ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

| 30/01/2004
| VATICAN –TAIWAN – CHINA

Message of His Holiness John Paul II for Lent 2004

| 29/01/2004
| vatican
by Pierre Balanian
An interview with Msgr. Fernando Filoni, Apostolic Nuncio to Iraq
| 28/01/2004
| IRAQ – VATICAN

The Pope's Message for the 38th World Day of Social Communication

| 25/01/2004
| vatican - media

John Paul  II, while praying for peace, wishes a Happy New "Year of the Monkey" to Chinese, Vietnamese and Koreans

 

| 18/01/2004
| Vatican

Chinese Catholics respond to Pope John Paul II's New Year's greetings.
| 18/01/2004
| China - Vatican

Yesterday the pope spoke to the Diplomatic Corps to the Holy See about the dangers of "secularism" destroying religious expression in society and undermining means for peace. Below AsiaNews reports an example of "warrior" secularism –which speaks for itself.
| 13/01/2004
| UNITED STATES - VATICAN - EUROPE
by Bernardo Cervellera
| 12/01/2004
| vatican
by Vladimir Rozanskij
| 06/01/2004
| Russia - Vatican

The pope celebrates the 37th World Day of Peace.
| 01/01/2004
| Vatican

An interview with Msgr. Angelo Mottola, apostolic nuncio to Tehran
| 29/12/2003
| IRAN – VATICAN
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