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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...
The Diocese of Samallūṭ is making every effort to end the crisis of Coptic visitors to the monastery of the Virgin Mary in Jabal al-Ṭayr, by opening the entrances to the roads and allow the Copts to enter, pray and receive blessings, after the suffering they have experienced. This comes after the...
Several dioceses of St Mark in Upper Egypt governorates have announced the organisation of Coptic festivals [mawlid] during the current and upcoming period, despite the severe outbreak of the new virus variant, which has claimed the lives of a number of bishops, priests and monks, and infected...
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...
On Tuesday evening, the “The Holy Footsteps” ceremony started on the occasion of the feast of Christ’s Entry into the land of Egypt. The event was organized by Martyria Foundation for Culture & Development and took place at The Holy Virgin church in Maadi, in the presence of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, a...
On Tuesday, 1st June 2021, The Media Center of the Coptic Orthodox Church announced to hold a celebration to revive the path for the Holy Family’s journey in Egypt, which also coincides the Feast of Christ’s entry into the Land of Egypt on 24 Bashans (9th month of the Coptic calendar).
Sermon given by Prof. Dr. Mike Reimer, teaching at the Department of History, American University in Cairo (AUC), on Orthodox Good Friday April 30, 2021, in the Anglican St. John the Baptist Church in Maadi, Cairo. This was typically the sermon of a historian. The sermon is based on the Gospel...
Father Ibrām Imīl, papal deputy in Alexandria, said that Pope Tawāḍrūs II has concluded his visit to Alexandria following Palm Sunday mass at the Virgin Mary Cathedral in Bashāʾir al-Khayr 3 in the al-Qabārī district in the western part of the Alexandria governorate.
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.

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