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Gamal Mostafa [Jamāl Muṣṭafá], head of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish Antiquities Department at the ministry of antiquities, made an inspection visit to the church of Saints Bīshāy and Bīgūl, also known as the Red Monastery.
The BA Coptic Studies Center holds a lecture entitled “The Features of Coptic Personality and its Impact on Human Civilization” on Thursday, 1st of November 2018, at 2:00 pm, in the BACC Meeting Room C. It will be given by Pastor Kārās Jirjis Mīkhāʾīl, Professor of the Old Testament in Seminary...
Dr. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Rihān, Director General of Research and Archaeological Studies and Scientific Publications in Sinai at the Ministry of Antiquities, gave a lecture about St. Catherine Monastery and its spiritual and historical significance. In the context of the first scientific forum for Sinai...
Dayr Abū Hinnis is a small village in Mallawī town in Southern Minya. The place is highly valued as it is one of the stops along the route of the Holy Family in Egypt, and many historic monuments are located there. One of the most important places related to the Holy Family is Kūm Maria,  it is at...
Judge Muṣṭafā Alham, Governor of Luxor, met with the delegation of the Italian Catholic Church, headed by the Italian archbishop Luigi Vari, accompanied by Bishop ʿAmānūʾīl ʿAyyād, Luxor Archbishop of Coptic Catholics and the coordinator of the visit.
Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī, minister of Antiquities, received the Archbishop of Gaeta, with the company of a delegation of professors from the Catholic University of Rome, and Hānī ʿAzīz, Secretary General of Egypt's Peace Lovers Association.
In this week’s column, Rev. Fr. Anjilūs Jirjis of the Coptic Orthodox Diocesan Church of Port-Said highlights the history of monasticism and the tragic death of Bishop Ipiphāniyūs inside his monastery In one of the many episodes of the persecution of the Copts, Pope Cosmas II hid in a small village...
Anba Bīmin, Bishop of Naqāda and Qaws and head of the Monastery of the Archangel Michael, announced the discovery of the remains of Anba Basantaʿūs, one of the saints of the Coptic Orthodox Church, who died in 631 AD. The Bishop said in his statement that the remains of the saint, which were found...
During the meeting of the UNESCO World Heritage held in Manama, Bahrain, Egyptian archeologist, Dr. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Rayḥān called for deploying the Life Beyond Tourism (LBT) Movement to promote intercultural dialogue. 
Khālid al-Muḥammadī, president of al-Maṭariya District, visited the area of the Tree of the Virgin in order to observe preparations of the Coptic Catholic Church celebration marking the Holy Family’s Flight to Egypt. The cave celebration is to be consecrated at the Coptic Catholic Church of the...
A Greek restoration team, leading in their field, has started with restoration works at Saint Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria. The restoration process of the cathedral is proceeding in three main stages: The restoration of the ancient icons, the restoration of the building structure...
According to a report published by the UK-based Times Magazine, ancient works not read by humans since the Dark Ages have been found at Saint Catherine’s monastery on the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula, using a technique that allows researchers to reconstruct documents long ago scrubbed off parchment....
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.
Dr. ʿAbd al-Hādī al-Qasabī, head of the Supreme Council for Sūfī Orders in Egypt and chairman of the Solidarity Committee in the House of Representatives, said that Egypt has got more than 210 religious tourist attractions, including 115 Islamic and 91 Coptic shrines and sanctuaries. 
The Undersecretary of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Turin and Rome, Fr. Theophilus al-Siryānī, participated in the celebration of the blessing of the icon of the Holy Family Journey to Egypt by Pope Francis held in the Vatican in coordination with the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism.
The Egyptian governorate of Aṣyūṭ [Assuit] is preparing in full swing to host international visitors to the path of the Holy Family Journey in Egypt after Pope Francis embraced the journey as an official Christian pilgrimage.
Egyptian Minister of Environment Dr. Khālid Fahmī received Archbishop Dimitri Damianos of St. Catherine’s Monastery at the Educational Cultural Center (Cairo House) to discuss the plan for the development of St. Catherine’s Reserve.
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.  
Al-Yawm al-Sābi’monitored one of Port Sa’īd’s historical churches, which was founded on March 27, 1863, and inaugurated in 1890: the St. Eugenie Church. The church has been now included to the heritage list for Islamic and Coptic monuments. The Egyptian Franciscan friar, Father Farīd Kamā Jibra`īl...

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