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On Tuesday the Coptic Orthodox Church celebrated the 51th anniversary of the Virgin Mary's appearance, according to Christian belief, on the domes of the church that bears her name in the al-Zaytūn area of Cairo.
Always cognizant of St. Mary’s significance as pertaining to her bearing Christ in her womb, the Coptic Church spends the Coptic month Kiahk to celebrate Christ’s birth (on the 29th of Kiahk) honoring the Mother of God.
The Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church of Egypt, Bishop Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, offered his congratulations to the Muslim and Christian Egyptians for the fast of Ramadan, the Fasting of the Apostles, and the celebration of the Entry of Jesus into Egypt. During his sermon at the Holy Liturgy prior to...
  About one million Coptic and Muslim citizens in al-Minyā governorate celebrated the final, closing night [of celebrations] held in the Monastery of the Virgin Mary, located on top of Mount al-Ṭayr in Samālūṭ.
I have visited DrunkaDurunka, Assuiute, twice to take part in the annual celebrations at the Convent of the Virgin Mary between the 7th and the 21st of August. Inside the Convent, there is a cave where the Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ stayed. Father Daniel Habib says that the Virgin Mary and Jesus...
Father Marqus Aziz Khalil congradulates the Egyptian people on the occasion of the Day of the Virgin Mary.
Christian clergymen used the occasion of the celebrations for the Holy Virgin to reiterate their support for President Hosni Mubarak’s policy and efforts to realize stability and peace in Egypt and the entire region.
The news about the miraculous apparition of the Holy Virgin Mary over the Church of Saint Mark in the southern province of Assiut unleashed controversy about the credibility of such a spiritual phenomena. While many people confirmed that they had seen her, some media reports have shown...
‘Alā’ al-Jamal and Hānī Mūsá writes about reported sightings of the Virgin Mary at the church of Musturud one week ago.
The author writes about the Virgin Mary feast which celebrates both the Virgin’s fasting and the memory of the Holy Family’s journey in the Upper Egyptian area of Assiut. A visit to an old cave that housed the Virgin and young Jesus is an essential part of the festivities.


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