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The Coptic Orthodox Church announced the inauguration of the Virgin Mary Monastery in Mount Asyūt (known as the Monastery of Durunka). The opening ceremony of the monastery’s archaeological cave after its restoration witness the presence of Bishop Yūʾanis, bishop of Asyut along with a number of...
His holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II said that the visit of the Holy Family to Egypt is a real blessing. He said: “Egypt was subjected to hardships many times and came out of it with its head held high, thanks to the Holy Family’s visit to its land; Our country, our land, our history and our geography is...
Since President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī rose to power in 2014, the Egyptian government has built over 600 bridges and roughly 21 new axes for over 85 billion EGP (5.3 billion American dollars).  The government is also planning to build a thousand overpasses costing 130 billion EGP (roughly 8 billion...
A project to build a two-kilometer bridge on al-Ahrām Street in Heliopolis [Miṣr al-Jadīda] next to the historic Basilica of the Holy Virgin [kanīsat al-Bāzīlīk] has caused uproar.  The people living in the region are rejecting the project due to the negative effects on the region’s distinct...
A large collection of Egyptian artifacts previously held at the Museum of the Bible (MOTB) in Washington, USA, has arrived at Cairo International Airport. The artifacts have been returned as a result of efforts made by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign...
Days ago, Pope Tawāḍrūs II inaugurated the Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Jabal al-Qalālī [Qalali Mountain].
Having a PhD degree is not a guarantee for good academic work. Dr. Mahmoud Omar [Maḥmūd ʿUmar] may have been a good archeologist, but he ruined his own academic reputation by interpreting medieval traditions as historical facts, as descriptions that have actually happened.
For six years, the Egyptian government has been working to carry out a national plan so that Egypt can become an international religious tourist destination since it stands alone in the number of unique Christian artefacts and plays a pivotal role in the Abrahamic religions.
The Coptic Orthodox Church has released a book and documentary titled “The Holy Family’s Journey in Egypt”. It was produced at the Saint George (Mār Jirjis) Convent in Cairo’s historic Coptic quarter and has been released in six languages.
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St Mark, has approved the official logo which will be used in banners and other publicity material for the ‘Revival of the Holy Family’s Journey in Egypt’ project, in light of the efforts made to cover the 25 sites of the path between...

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