Copts celebrate Palm Sunday in the middle of intense proceedings As Copts prepare for Palm Sunday, heightened security measures will be implemented in churches near Cairo and in the provinces. Pope Tawadros II will visit the Monostary of Saint Pishoy in Wa̅di̅ al-Natu̅n for the celebration....
  Next Tuesday, the Orthodox Church headed by Pope Tawadros will host an event for the third annual memory of Pope Shenoda III in Wādī Al-Natrūn where he was buried. On the 26th of March, the church will host another event to remember the fallen Copts in Libya.  Read more here - Link connects you...
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II led prayers at the Saint Bishoy (Bishūy)Monastery in Wādī al-Natrūn on the occasion of Palm Sunday, surrounded by monks and bishops. He prayed for Egypt while Coptic worshippers flowed into churches to celebrate Palm Sunday, which commemorates Jesus’ entry into...
Pope Shenouda will not deliver his regular sermon in Alexandria on January 2. In total, the Pope delivered 10 sermons in Alexandria this year, his smallest number ever. The Pope has recently skipped his regular sermons because of medical trips to the United States, attendance at the inaugurations...
According to the report of the Human Rights Watch on Egypt, the government of President Hosni Mubarak intensified its efforts to exercise control over civil society institutions, harassing and restricting the activities of political parties, human rights and other nongovernmental organizations (...
Several places where the Holy Family stayed on its route through our country did not get much media attention. Among these places are the mountains of Ansena and that of Assiut where the caves occupied by the Holy Family were later occupied by monks. Again later monasteries and churches were built...
The Holy Family had a unique journey in which they passed through almost all Egypt. Dr. Mohammed Abdel Maqsud, the general manger of Sinai and East Delta monuments said that the Holy Family has stopped in many places. The most important places were in Sinai. Concerning the preparations for the...
The author points to the importance of Egypt in the Biblical history and that many of God’s great men once took refuge in Egypt. He outlines the Coptic tradition of the route of the Holy Family during their time in Egypt and suggests that the sites that were visited by the Holy Family should be...
Minister of Waqfs, Dr. Mahmoud Hamdy Zaqzouk announced that the Islamic world would reassess its position during the Islamic conference to be held on June 22, 1999 in Cairo. The Al-Azhar and the Ministry of Waqfs has contributed one million pounds to Kosovo refugees. A new Islamic center costing...
The History and Antiquities Committee of the Higher Council of Culture held a symposium on April 18-19, at the Cairo University library. The symposium concerned the national role played by the Egyptian Church throughout history. The symposium was attended by a number of researchers and historians...
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