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In light of the restrictions preventing gatherings, the spread of the Coronavirus has resulted in the cancellation of religious celebrations and festivals [mawlid], including seven major Islamic ones and nine well-known Christian ones.
Amidst the security and precautionary measures, the village of Mīt Damsīs in Ajā celebrated the feast day of Saint George [Mār Jirjis] at the monastery named after him.  The monastery was careful to make visitors adhere to the precautionary measures inside the church and when visiting religious and...
The mūlid of Mar Girgis has not been the same this year in Banī Damsīs in Dakahlia.
Mīt Damsīs, the small town at the heart of al-Daqahlīya governorate, has witnessed the arrival of thousands of people who have come from all over Egypt to celebrate the anniversary of establishing the monastery of the great martyr Mār Jirjis, or Saint George. The monastery contains a part of the...
A state of disgruntlement prevailed in Coptic circles in the governorate of Luxor in general and Armant city in particular after the prosecution released persons suspected of involvement in setting the camps of Christians celebrating the Saint George festival on fire.
Tuesday night was the last night of the Mār Girgis (Saint George) Day celebrations attended by thousands of people from all around Egypt. The event's attendees included the Qena Governor Dr. Majdī Ayyūb. The governor, who was received by Bishop Shārūbīm of Qena, delivered a speech about how the...
Qena Governor Majdī Ayyūb and popular council leader Nabīl al-Hifnī attended the annual Mār Girgis Day celebrations along with over 5,000 attendees. Ayyūb said that these types of celebrations are the biggest evidence of Egyptian national unity. Key Words: Qena – Majdī Ayyūb – Nabīl al-Hifnī
Over one million Copts and thousands of Muslims gathered at Mount Ruzayqāt for celebrations of Mār Girgis (Saint George) Day, which go on until November 17. Among the attendees is Governor of Luxor, Dr. Samīr Faraj, who declared a state of emergency to guarantee all the necessary services for the...
Christians in Egypt are celebrating the memory of Mar Girgis, the most popular saint all over the world.
The article investigates the relationship between Egyptian churches and ways of healing black magic, as thousands of Muslims and Christians visit certain churches everyday to seek relief from evil spirits allegedly haunting them.

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