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We spent an interesting evening gathering at the Church of St. Mary in Al-Sharabiya where the first seminar about Coptic heritage was held. This seminar was organized by the Association of the Lovers of Coptic Heritage and opened by Bishop Martirous and Dr. Abdel Dayim Nousir, deputy head of the...
The Egyptian-Polish archaeological mission unearthed three papyri containing Coptic inscriptions that date back to the sixth century during excavation works at one of the Middle Kingdom tombs in al-Karnak, Luxor.
There are a number of icons that have been taken to the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles and are on display there. The author reminds us that an icon serves as an important window for faith and is more than simply a picture that is used to teach the holy stories.
Held in Paris recently, the conference, which witnessed no official Egyptian participation for 30 years now, called for putting the Coptic antiquities on the Egyptian tourist map and recommended the establishment of independent departments of Coptology at Egyptian universities
A description of a visit to the Convent of St. Dimyānah on the Occasion of the festival of Saint Dimyānah whereby Metropolitan Bīshūy provided the delegation with a detailed explanation of Coptic traditions related to the convent. Dr. Picard noted differences between the way Metropolitan Bīshūy and...
The author continues his series of articles on Dr. Isaac Fānūs, and highlights his contributions to Coptic iconography as well as providing more information about his personal life.
AWR’s last interview with the late Dr. Isaac Fānūs. Comments on self-censorship, such as that of Dr. Otto Meinardus’ differences in writing and saying, which makes it hard for students of the church in Egypt to get a good understanding of the church’s position. Father Basilius of the Monastery of...
The author discusses Coptic heritage, and Coptic traditions in the West, particularly in Russia. He highlights the fact that many Russian’s consider themselves Orthodox Christians.
The article discusses Isaac Fanous’ contributions to Christian art and iconography.
Coptic iconography lost the pioneer Izāk Fānūs. The following lines shed light on the artist and some of his masterpieces as represented by the Egyptian media.


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