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In order to continue our research on the heritage of Christian spirituality in Egypt, we visited the monasteries in Wādī al-Naṭrūn, namely the Monastery of Saint Bīshūy, the Monastery of the Syrian and the Monastery of Baramus.
The Monastery of Patmos was established by Bishop Botros. He had bought the desert land upon which the monastery rests on his name with the government specifying that it was to be used for agricultural development. In 1993, he obtained a permit from the Egyptian Ministry of Defense to build a fence...
This report aims to narrate the visit of the Dutch delegation of pastors to the village and Monastery of Dayr el-Maimun. The delegation wanted to explore the historical heritage and spirituality of Egyptian Christians as well as find ways to fight the crisis of faith in the Netherlands and Europe...
Spokesman of Egypt’s Cabinet Nādir Saʿd stated that in response to the application submitted by the Church Regularization Committee, the Prime Minister Muṣṭafā Madbūlī has ordered to ease the regularization procedures for unlicensed churches. According to the Prime Minister, the status of 120...
The monks of the monastery of Anbā Ṣamūʾīl in Minya organized a protest on the road leading to the monastery, objecting to the ban on visits and entry of cars of all kinds.
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-...
In an interview with TEN TV Channel, the Coptic thinker Kamāl Zākhir said that “the youth in Egypt joined the monastic life in large numbers after 1954, when late Pope Shinūda III and the Abbot Mattā al-Miskīn (Matthew the Poor) decided to become monks at that time under their namesFather Antonius...
The time limit granted to unrecognized monastic entities by the Monastic Affairs Committee of the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church, headed by His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, has expired.  However, these entities have not fulfilled the conditions of...
In an interview hosted by Sky News TV Channel, Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria, Tawāḍrūs II, said that Bishop Epiphaniyūs, who was killed close to his cell inside the Abū Maqār Monastery (St. Makarius [Makāriyyūs] Monastery), was cherished and respected by everyone, adding, that in...
Kamāl Zākhir, Founder of the Secular Coptic Current (SCC), announced that the SCC will organize its 6th conference by next October, indicating that it will present an Egyptian national vision regarding the problems associated with the erection of churches and the Coptic monasticism. 

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