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Archeologist Dr. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Rayḥān, general director of Research, Archaeological Studies, and Scientific Publishing for the archeological sites in southern Sinai, confirmed that pilgrimage to the sacred Ṭūwā Valley in Sinai began when St. Helena, mother of Emperor Constantine, went on pilgrimage...
On Friday, Minister of Endowments Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jum’ah and Major General Arkan Harb ʿĀdil al-Ghadbān, Governor of Port Said, opened the Islamic complex in Port Fouad, after the completion of maintenance work which cost LE4. 6 million and was split between the Endowments Ministry and the Suez...
Egypt had the grand opening of the Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in downtown Alexandria yesterday after finishing renovations, which took two years to complete.  Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī, minister of Tourism and Antiquities, said that the opening of the synagogue “is a message to the world that the Egyptian...
Engineer Waʿd Allāh Abū al-ʿIlā, head of the Projects Sector of the Supreme Council for Antiquities, said that the work on the project to renovate the Church of the Virgin Mary at the Monastery of the Mountain of Birds [Dayr Jabal al-Ṭayr] began in 2018, after the Permanent Committee for Coptic and...
The media center for the Cabinet of Ministers published an infographic, which brought to light the most recent result regarding the number of legalized churches and buildings in application of Law No. 80 of 2016.  The state committee for the legalization of unlicensed churches, which was formed in...
The Holy Synod of the Coptic Church is announcing new decisions, including the recognition of monasteries that are under the supervision of the Church but have not received ecclesiastical recognition to this day.
For over 26 years, Coptic Christians in the village of Hijāzah in Qūṣ, Qena, have been suffering under the rule of extremists in the region, who have prevented the Christian community from resuming work to build the St. George [Mār-Jirjis] Catholic Church.  The Egyptian government’s decision to...
The cabinet of ministers has agreed to the recommendations of the presidential council, laid down in writing in Article 8 of law Number 80 from 2016 to organize the construction and renovation of churches.
In the immediate wake of the September 11th attacks, Manāl ʿIzzat, a Muslim American engineer at the Pentagon, the headquarters for the American Department of Defense, felt great pain and sadness due to the reactions of her colleagues at the Pentagon.  As she walked the halls, she used to hear her...
Human rights activist and member of the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms, Mīnā Thābit, uncovered that the Egyptian national security apparatus demanded a church to remove a marble plaque, commemorating the lives of those lost in front of the Maspero Television building in 2011.  The...

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