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Imān Matar describes her visit to the hidden fortress of Abū Maqqār Monastery.
The Monastery of St. Maqar is engaged in a legal dispute over land, allegedly containing antiquities, near to the monastery.
Despite the fact that the area surrounding the Anba Maqar monastery is an antiquities area under the supervision of the Permanent Committee of Islamic and Christian antiquities, an investor established on it many buildings with the aim of founding a group of companies for investment. The...
Father Matta Al-Meskeen is the most controversial monk in the Coptic Orthodox Church. Despite the fact that he has become one of the symbols of Coptic thinking all over the world, his writings are attacked by some of the leaders of the Coptic Orthodox Church. Yet, many believe he is “God´s...
Al-Ahram Al-Arabi published an article titled “Religious economy in the Anba Maqar [Macarios] Monastery” The US Coptic Association gave a strange comment on the article: “Is the [article about the] religious economy in the Anba Maqar monastery a malicious attempt on the part of the government to...
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The article gives an overview of the contents of three books about Coptic Orthodox ecclesiastical law, published by the Monastery of Makarios. The three books are “The Dispensation of the Institution of the Church and the Discipline of the Priesthood,” “The Spiritual Authority in the Church and the...
An article published in the Sunday School Magazine and written by Father Basilios of the Monastery of Makarios was said not to be in accordance with the Orthodox belief. Father Basilios will be investigated by the pope himself. The problem, according to churchleaders, is not Basilios or other monks...
This text reflects the discussion of a group organized by the RNSAW with two monks in the Monastery of Makarios based on the summary of the PhD Thesis of Dr. Wolfram Reiss (art. 23). The discussion covers the role of Father Matta al-Meskeen in the revival of the Coptic Orthodox Church, his...
Monasticism is no longer a life of worshipping only. Some Egyptian monasteries have moved to land reclamation. They now possess about 15,000 feddans that are planted with fruits and vegetables. Monks spend their day in farming, land reclamation or cattle and chicken farming and devote their night...

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