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The Greek Orthodox Bishop of the Sinai, Bishop Damyanous, confirmed that Pope John Paul the second will visit Sinai. He said that the Pope will visit the places where Moses was before. This visit will happen after his visit to Iraq.
Opposition to Pope John Paul’s possible trip to Iraq widened Thursday when Iraqi dissident groups joined the United States and Jewish leaders in expressing concern about the visit.
Pope John Paul II will make a "pilgrimage" in Iraq at the beginning of December and will meet President Saddam Hussein, the Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Raphael Bidawid said on August 27. "The dates have not yet been fixed but the visit will take place between December 2 and 5," the Baghdad-based...
Beirut: Iraq’s Catholic Patriarch said yesterday that Pope John Paul might visit Iraq during the first week of December.
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...
Historical facts and evidences prove that Egyptian monasteries and Coptic churches in the Christian era were a centre for study, copying and inscribing manuscripts and documents of the Coptic era. There was rarely a church that didn’t have a library. Monks were clever at inscribing and binding...
Only in legend were the Crusaders chivalrous knights. In reality, they were ruthless invaders who hacked a bloody trail through the Holy Land in their quest to capture Jerusalem. But they left behind an impressive archaeological legacy.
The Abu Serga Church in Old Cairo is plagued with an overflow of unwanted underground water. Fortunately, Abu Serga Church is one of seven Holy Family sites selected for restoration by the newly-formed National Egyptian Heritage Revival Association.
A U.S. religious scholar and reverend said on Sunday that Jordan’s recent discovery of the baptism site used by Jesus Christ is "the greatest" archaeological landmark of Christian history. Reverend Robert Schuller of the Crystal Cathedral in the United States, also pledged to promote the site to...
Excavations began two years ago at Wadi Kharrar and quickly established the existence of hermit dwellings contemporary with Jesus Christ in hills overlooking the springs which feed the valley. It is in the calm, freshwater of those springs, two kilometres east of the Jordan River, that...

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