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This article gives an overview of the journey of the Holy Family in Egypt, by shedding light upon a book written on the subject by three writers specialized in Christian archeology, Egyptian religious affairs and the New Testament and history of the church.
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...
The Bishop of Tanta stressed that there was no difference between the children of Egypt [Muslims and Christians], pointing out the support the state gives to the building and restoration of churches.
Public manifestations of Christian faith become less in Egyptian society. The celebration of palm Sunday in the Upper Egyptian village of Sarakna, 315 km south of Cairo, is one of the last villages where this is possible. The article explains Muslims in villages want their villages have a Muslim...
Though Christians are not religiously obliged to visit monasteries, they often do. They are usually offered food. It is a good chance for young people to meet and get to know each other. Some church groups visit monasteries and then move to the nearest beach for a kind of entertainment.
The Christian conception of Ramadan proves the existence of the spirit of brotherhood between Muslims and Christians. A member in the executive committee of the Labor Party believes that if the religious aspect is confined to Muslims, the social and cultural aspects is for all Egyptians, Muslims...
[Mulid is a popular religious festival on the anniversary of a venerated religious figure, usually held in the locality with which he or she is closely associated] Mar Girgis is the most famous religious figure whose day of death [the day he was reborn in eternal life] people celebrate. This is...
Last May 31st, Ashmonein [a village in Upper Egypt] celebrates the commemorate of the Holy Family’s journey to Egypt. Ashmonein is the place where the Holy Family stayed more than one month, during their journey to Egypt.
The Ministry of Tourism decided to hold a large celebration for the finishing of the first stage of developing the path of the Holy Family. The Minister of Tourism said that he was coordinating with His Holiness Pope Shenouda III to prepare a written document to be an introductory book to that...
Today, a celebration is held in the Virgin Mary Church in Maadi to celebrate the twenty-fourth year of finding the Holy Book floating on the surface of the Nile. Archpriest Antonious, priest of the church says that it was very strange that the water did not spoil or drown the heavy book that...

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