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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...
. The Saint Mark Church is the oldest church in North Africa and the Middle East. Located close to Al-Raml Station in the coastal city of Alexandria, the street bears the name “Shāre` Kanīsat al-Aqbāt” The Copts' Church Street).
Background: Father Marqus ‘Azīz Khalīl talked about the issue of the Hanging Church and criticizes the Ministry of Culture in its stance regarding the issue. The interview was held in Arabic. Side A: The Hanging Church issue was focused on two main aspects; the reconstruction of the church and the...
Background: There is a short interview with a student of the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary (ABTS) about Christian missionary work in Morocco. The major part of the recording is Zuzana Skalova, a Czech art historian speaking about the conservation of Coptic icons in Egypt. One of her central...
Jawzīf Malāk a human rights delegate for the state of minorities with the United Nations reported that there is a fear that the Wādī al-Riyān Monastery crisis is escalating between the two parties and the rights organizations that are becoming involved in the matter. Malāk demanded that the state...
Mansheyet Nāsser is mostly a Coptic area situated on the lowest slope of the Moqattam hill. This is the residence of the Zabalīn, or slum dwellers, who cart away the rubbish of Cairo metropolis. Apart from a dozen houses inhabited by Muslims and a small “masjid” (mosque) among the dusty roads...
Father Mājed Wadī` said that the book Churches In Egypt invites the reader to embark on a journey throughout 2000 years of magnificent churches architecture and their beautiful ornamental details. The book contains as well spectacular photos, he added.
The author writes about the opening of the St. Antonious monastery after an eight year restoration project.
Drs. Hulsman compiled a chronological overview of the Church of Abū Fānā, based on articles sent to him by Dr. Helmut Buschhausen. He begins in 1982 when initiatives were established to help prevent further deterioration of the church.
The article explains a map that was sent to Arab West Report by H.E. Governor Ahmed Dia el-Din concerning the Abu Fana monastery.

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