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The article sheds light on the history of Sts. Peter and Paul’s Church [al-Butruṣiyyah or Petrine Church] in Cairo’s al-ʿAbbāsīyya, which was built by the family of Butrus Pasha Ghālī, Egypt’s prime minister from 1908 to 1910, over his tomb to commemorate his memory.
Archaeologists have called Fayūm "Little Egypt" as it resembles ancient Egypt in its terrain.
UNESCO World Heritage List includes seven Egyptian sites, divided into six heritage: The Monastery of Abū Mīnā, Historical [Islamic] Cairo, The Memphite Necropolis, Ancient Thebes, The Monuments of Nubia, and St. Catherine.  
After the recent bombings of the Mār Jirjis (Saint George) Church in Ṭanṭā and Mār Murqus in Alexandria, the question was raised on who is St. George whose name so many churches in Egypt carry? There are 372 churches and archaeological sites that carry the name of this saint, throughout different...
For the first time ever, a book discusses about the contributions of Christians to Arab culture. Why does the government ignore the Coptic age and the Christian contributions to the development of the culture?
The Church of St. Mark in the Alexandria Massalat al-‘Attarīn district, and one of the oldest churches of Egypt,  has been the target of a terrorist attack today. The Church has two entrances, the first on Kanīsat al-Aqbāt St., and the second on al-Nabī Danyāl St., near to al-Raml tram station and...
Kāmīlīyyā Makram Jirjis [Camelia Makram Girgis], director of the Coptic Museum and Supervisor of Coptic Manuscript Collections said that The "Martyrs of Egypt" exhibition, opened by Dr. Khaled Anani [Khālid al-ʿAnānī] Minister of Archeology in the Coptic Museum, is an exhibition of  Christian...
The supervisor of   Coptic Monument Documentation, Ahmed Abdelhamid El-Nimr [Aḥmad ʿAbd al- Ḥamīd al-Nimr] , revealed the details of the temporary exhibition hosted by the Coptic Museum in  Old Cairo, entitled  "Egypt's Martyrs".  The opening ceremony was headed by Dr.  Khāalid al-ʿAnānī [Khaled...
  March 12 is the anniversary of the death of Kāmil Sālih Nakhlah, historian of the Patriarchs and a member of the Coptic History Committee, he is considered one of the most important historians o Coptic history.
Ten days ago was International Labor Day, so I chose to discover a new place in Cairo: Saint Simon the Tanner’s Monastery.  My main goal was to find the calligraphy street art from a French - Tunisian artist “El Seed” [el-Sīd]. I was following him on social media when he was working on the 50...
The Eparchy of Banī Swayf celebrated the inauguration of the Cathedral of the Two Martyrs Mār Mīnā al-ʿAjāʾibīand Abānūb al-Nihīsī in New Banī Swayf city. 
Nādir Jirjis, a member of the Committee for the Revival of the Holy Family Route, said that he had asked the Minister of Tourism, Yihyā Rāshid to postpone the opening of the first phase of the "Holy Family Route" program scheduled for the end of this month, and to inform the Vatican delegation to...
Thousands of Copts and Muslims have flocked to the Damīāna village in Daqahliyya on Wednesday to celebrate the St. Damīāna feast, which is held on May 12 to 30 every year.
With the aim of enhancing awareness of the history and culture of Egypt, a seminar with the theme “The Churches Of Egypt”, was approved by Secretary General of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, Dr. Mustafa Amīn.
Assiūt is characterized by its many tourist and religious attraction, especially ones related to Christianity, because it represents a civilization, culture, and historical legacy of the Copts worldwide.
Father Felixinōs, a monk of Deir al-Muharraq in Assiūt, confirmed that the old Virgin Mary Church of the Monastery was the place where the Holy Family lived, pointing out that it is the oldest church worldwide.
Nearly two thousand years ago, a woman and a man escaped with their child into Egypt for fear of murder. They lived their days in terror and anxiety for fear of being caught by ruthless men, ignoring the threat they faced by predators hounding their modest caravan, and hunger and cold swiping them...
The Egyptian Government has assigned the task of renovating St. Peter’s Church in `Abbassiya in Cairo to the Armed Forces Engineering Authority. The President of the Authority, Kāmel al-Wazīr, announced the planned completion of restoration efforts after 15 days, removing all traces of damage in...
During the forum discussing just now the latest publication of the book entitled Churches In Egypt at Cairo's International Book Fair, Dr. Anwar al-Mughīth, director of the National Center For Translation (NCT), said that the book is indispensable material for the study of Egyptian history and a...
On its sixth cultural season, the Coptic Studies Center in Cairo is organizing on coming Sunday a forum entitled “A new reading of Abu al-Makārim's book Tarīkh al-Kanā'is wa al-Adyirah”(History of Churches and Monasteries). Father Dr. Basilius Sobhi, the vice dean of the Coptic Orthodox Theological...
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