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UNESCO World Heritage List includes seven Egyptian sites, divided into six heritage: The Monastery of Abū Mīnā, Historical [Islamic] Cairo, The Memphite Necropolis, Ancient Thebes, The Monuments of Nubia, and St. Catherine.  
The article explains the history of Monastery of Muharraq and describes the experience of 16 artists who stayed there for six days.
A new book about Egyptian Coptic art and icons published in Paris by Mahmūd Zibāwī.
Al-Ahram al-Arabi shed light on the life of monks under the title "We Are Angels Living on Earth." al-Ah...
Swift intensive efforts were made this week to contain a Muslim-Christian crisis due to a blasphemous article, by a Muslim writer, about a former monk. Thousands of angry youths protested against the article, the Government was accused of being in collusion with the paper, Pope Shenouda...
Mamdouh Mahran, chief editor of the weekly al-Nabaa, claimed that a former Coptic monk had practiced prostitution inside the church. Mahran was highly criticized in Egyptian media and was accused of damaging national unity. His article provoked angry protests by Copts in Assiut and in the main...
The Monastery of Al-Muharraq in Qusia hosted an Iftar dinner attended by a delegation from the Journalists Syndicate and a number of thinkers and writers as part of the annual meeting between the monks of the monastery and members of the Journalists Syndicate organized by the monastery.
Investigations are being carried out to identify the causes of a collapse of part of a wall at al-Muharraq Monastery.
Christians believe that Al-Muharraq monastery is the holiest location to which the Holy Family resorted. The tourism value of Al-Muharraq monastery is not less than that of the pyramids. That is why we should give it the concern it deserves.
The author believes that his journey with a group of journalists to Al-Muharraq Monastery is a symbolic journey from ignorance to knowledge. Egyptian Muslims and Christians suffer from their ignorance about each other. Knowledge is their way out of any problem between them.
Father Basilius of the Monastery of Makarius responds to the articles of Dr. John Watson [week21] and Amīr Mīlād [week 22] about the Wādī al-Rayyān, providing more details, showing the hierarchical structure of the church that does not accept individual monks going their own way.
Christian reporter Nagy George, critical of US Coptic activists, passed away. Report on a visit to the monasteries of al-Muharraq, al-Qussia and Assiut. Description of the conversations on difficulties around expanding the Monastery and Muslim-Christian relations in the area with Bishop Thomas of...
Jamāl Ascad is a writer, an activist, and a former member of the People’s assembly. Ascad was expelled from al-Muhrraq Monastery and was socially excluded when he dared discuss the political role of the Pope.
For the fourth consecutive year, the bishop of the Monastery of Al-Muharraq, His Grace Bishop Sawiris, has coordinated, along with the Egyptian Journalists’ Syndicate, the annual visit of a group of honest, patriotic journalists to the Monastery. His Grace gave a speech in which he emphasized the...
The author received many letters comparing the story Al-Nabaa published about the expelled monk and the contents of "A banquet for Seaweed," "The Formation Period" and "Yathrib Community," which are believed to disdain Islam. His conclusion was that the law prohibits scorning religions and that is...
Based on the suggestions of Copts, Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria studied new procedures to limit Coptic visits to monasteries all over Egypt.
Bishop Saweris, the confession father of the expelled monk, said that he confessed his sins three months before he was expelled in 1996. The bishop said he tried to reform him after he became suspicious about his behavior. When failed to reform him, he expelled him from the monastic order and...
The writer believes that the demonstrations by thousands of Coptic youths in the Patriarchate, protesting about what Al-Nabaa published, should not be considered only in the light of Al-Nabaa disaster. He compared between the problem the "Banquet for Seaweed" caused and that caused by the story of...
The Egyptian press coverage of Al-Nabaa covers areas such as the public’s opinion of the paper, the Virgin Mary mulid [pilgrimage festival] at Al-Muharraq monastery, plus interviews with the Coptic youth who demonstrated in front of the Coptic Cathedral in Cairo and the lawyer for the lady who was...
Three million Christians and Muslims gathered on the western [Nile] bank in Assiut to celebrate the Virgin mulid. Some of the visitors were asked if they were affected by what was published on the expelled monk. They answered that nothing can affect their love for the monastery.

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