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A great celebration took place on June 1st, in Saint Mary’s Coptic Church in Ma’adi, to commemorate the 2000th anniversary of the coming of the Holy Family to Egypt. The participation of Prime Minister Atef Ebeid and many other ministers, as well as Pope Shenouda III, The Sheikh of Azhar, Dr....
Salwa Refaat wrote the National Egyptian Heritage Foundation( NEHRA), the Ministries of Culture and Environment and the Antiquities Authority made great efforts to revive the sites on the Holy path. On the same page was an interview with Mr. Mounir Gabbour, Chairman of NEHRA. In: "The Holy Book"...
The author refers to the wrong understandings of Muslims about the meaning of religiousness. He points out the importance of working for both the present life and the hereafter.
The author criticizes the increasing amounts of money earned through the organization of festivals and iftār tables during Ramaḍān, and suggests using this period instead to further society.
A study conducted by the humanities department of Cairo University reveals Egyptian eating and drinking habits during Ramadān and that these differ according to the socio-economic level of the family.
Comparing fasting days and methods in various religions.
Coptic writers and intellectuals comment on the iftār banquets held by Coptic figures in the name of national unity.
The author of this article reports on changes in Muslims’ attitudes or behaviour during Ramadān, like girls who usually go unveiled but wear the veil during this month or the tendency to see more people reading the Qur’ān while on their way to work or home.
The author of the article, Tāriq Mustafá, criticizes mosques that use amplifiers and attract famous dā‘īyahs to attract a large number of worshippers during the month of Ramadān. He also raises questions about where the charitable donations that are collected by mosques go.
The annual celebrations of the feast of the Virgin Mary at Dayr al-Azrā’ attracted millions of Muslims and Christians and boosted economic activities in the city of Assiut.


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