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The ancient monastery of St. Mina is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world, especially after it was registered in the UNESCO as one of the most important archaeological sites of Alexandria. This archaeological area is located in the city of Burj al-ʿArab, west of Alexandria,...
The Architectural Engineering Division of the Egyptian Engineers Syndicate(EES) has invited its members to attend the conference dubbed “Architecture of Coptic Churches: Heritage, Present and the Future” on January 16 to celebrate the recent events relating to the field of Coptic church...
Today, Saturday, a delegation from the Egyptian General Tourist Guides Syndicate (EGTGS) has visited the Catholic Holy Family Church at Maṭariya, Cairo, in order to learn about the history of its foundation, its spiritual and historical significance, in particular in connection with the Holy Family...
Director General of Research and Archaeological Studies and Scientific Publishing in Sinai and Lower Egypt and archaeologist, Dr. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Rayḥān (Abdel Rahim Rihan) confirmed that Wādī Firān (Feiran Valley)  has been an untapped archaeological, touristic and environmental treasure so far.
  The Ministry of Tourism decided to include the Monastery of St. George the Martyr in its project to develop religious tourism in the Sinai, as the Ministry has also undertaken to popularize and attract more religious groups to visit Egypt.
Dr. ʿĀṭif ʿAbd al-Laṭīf, head of the Travelers Association for Tourism and Art and one of the organizer of the St. Catherine World Peace Forum dubbed ‘Here we pray together’ revealed the details of the forum’s program and its accompanying events. In his press statement on Monday, ʿAbd al-Laṭīf...
About two kilometers west of the Necropolis of al-Bijawāt is situated the Monastery of Mustafa Kashif. It was named after a governor of the oasis during the Mamluk period.
The Saint Nicholas Church of the Greek Orthodox congregation on Tanis Street in the center of Alexandria faces neglect that threatens the collapse of the poor construction and architecture, especially that it has been closed for 20 years.
The St Mary of Damshīr Church, located in al-Baṭārikah (the Patriarchs) Street, in old Cairo, is crawling with monumental icons, each having its own story.
On Tuesday, 28 August, the House of Egyptian Architecture at Darb al-Labbāna in Central Cairo organizes a lecture dubbed ‘An Overview of the Ideology and Philosophy of Church Architecture in the Coptic Era’.
Located in Malāwī, Minya on the eastern side of the Nile, the archeological area of Dayr al-Barshā is closed for excavation works supervised by the Egyptian ministry of antiquities. After a land subsidence that occurred in the Minya area few days ago, residents of the neighboring valley of Dayr al-...
One of the oldest and most important churches in the republic and the world, and was part of the journey of the Holy Family in Egypt. According to priest Mattiyās Murīs, the church was prepared under the supervision of Patriarch Buṭrus Buṭrus Basṭūrūs, under-Secretary General of the Diocese of Kafr...
The first scientific forum dedicated to the antiquities of the Sinai Peninsula and the Canal cities was organized this October under the direction of the Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī.  Al-Waṭan presents the following review of the most prominent of these diverse monuments from...
“Coptic Mawlids, or the festivities celebrating the birth of Coptic saints: A field study of popular beliefs” by Dr. Dāwūd Makram was recently issued by the General Egyptian Book Organization under the chairmanship of Dr. Haytham al-Ḥājj ʿAlī.  The book is numbered thirty-four under “Popular...
 Dr. Gamal Mustafa [Jamāl Muṣṭafā], head of the Islamic, Coptic, and Jewish antiques of the antiquity department said that the department affiliated to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities is in charge of 4 sections: the Jewish, Coptic, Islamic, and modern age sites. 
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 Court of the Council of State in Ismaelia has ruled in the Saint Catherine Case that was earlier discussed by al- Fath to have experts travel to St. Catherine Monastery  in order to measure its area and decide if there has been any transgression over other areas as well 
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...

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