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The Catholic Copts of Egypt followed the Vatican pope’s call and fasted with Muslims the whole day of yesterday according to the Islamic Shari’a.
Christian Catholics all over the world will fast with Muslim as a response to the call of the Vatican pope. This call comes as an affirmation of religious empathy with Islam.
Muslims and Christian mulids are celebrated in a similar way and are an expression of their happiness. Muslims are affected by the Christian celebrations and the celebrations of both of them carry Pharaonic features. All Egyptians celebrate the mulids of Sayeda Zeinab [Muslim], Al-Hussein [Muslim...
This article speaks about the different apparitions of the Holy Virgin that were reported to have taken place in the Church of Saint Mark in Assiut, last year, and in the Holy Virgin monastery at Durunka, this year. At the end of the article, the author raises questions about this apparition.
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...

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