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In his weekly sermon Pope Shenouda eliminated the condition of having a high academic degree to join monastic life in the Coptic Orthodox Church.
The story of Dayr al-Maymoun, 50kms south of Cairo where St Anthony sowed the seeds of monasticism.
Christine Chaillotis the author of a number of books on Oriental Orthodox Churches. Her first visit to Egypt was in 1981 and since then she has visited the region countless times and feels that the Orthodox Church has become her spiritual home.
Yūsuf Wahīb comments on monks and monasteries in Egypt and discusses monks’ important role in the country since Roman times.
A background on monasticism in Islam, Christianity, and Egypt.
The Coptic Orthodox Church has announced the closure of a number of monasteries until October 14.
A group of reporters and journalists have visited St. Makarius monastery in the Western Desert to show their condemnation over the government’s sale of the land to investors, despite the fact that it may contain items of substantial archaeological worth.
The author reviews a new book entitled, ’ The Churches of Egypt. From the Journey of the Holy Family to the Present Day’ which includes Christian sites from all over Egypt.
The author presents an interview with Carolyn Ludwig, co-author of a new novel released by the American University in Cairo Press entitled, ‘The Churches of Egypt.’
The author investigates a frequently re-occurring problem of older churches in Egypt being unable to produce legitimate documentation to prove their validity, having existed prior to the imposed required documentation. As a result of the missing documents, authorities refuse to grant many of these...


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