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Judge Muṣṭafā Alham, Governor of Luxor, met with the delegation of the Italian Catholic Church, headed by the Italian archbishop Luigi Vari, accompanied by Bishop ʿAmānūʾīl ʿAyyād, Luxor Archbishop of Coptic Catholics and the coordinator of the visit.
The Undersecretary of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Turin and Rome, Fr. Theophilus al-Siryānī, participated in the celebration of the blessing of the icon of the Holy Family Journey to Egypt by Pope Francis held in the Vatican in coordination with the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism.
The Coptic Orthodox Church participated in a conference in Italy to promote religious tourism in Egypt.
In the framework of the importance that the Minister of Tourism places on religious tourism, and promoting the path of the Holy Family, Minister of Tourism, Yihya Rāshid, Minister of Tourism, received in the ministry’s headquarters a religious delegation of the Eastern Apostolic Churches in...
Pope Francis's first visit to Egypt is scheduled for April 28 and 29 will carry many political messages and economic gains, reflecting the stability and security of the country.
Nādir Jirjis, a member of the Committee for the Revival of the Holy Family Route, said that he had asked the Minister of Tourism, Yihyā Rāshid to postpone the opening of the first phase of the "Holy Family Route" program scheduled for the end of this month, and to inform the Vatican delegation to...
The Egyptian Minister of Tourism, Muhammad Yaḥyā Rashīd, attended the Mass of the Egyptian church of Mar Mina in Dubai, to participate in the celebration of the Easter Feast with the Copts. His visit also came on the sidelines of his participation in the International Tourism and Travel Exhibition...
Background:The first topic of this recording concerns a church’s plans to open an orphanage and the second is the chairman of the FPA in Egypt, Volkhard Windfuhr talking about a train trip organised for the FPA from Kharga to Safaga and his long-standing interest in railways.Side A:The speaker...
Background:  This recording concerns the history of Red Sea tourism in Egypt, the preservance of the eco-system in relation to tourism and the drop in tourism following the Luxor massacre of 1997. A German-Egyptian couple outlines their hotel business’ rise at the Egyptian Red Sea coast. In a press...
Tourism Minister Hīshām Za`zū` held a meeting on Thursday 10/12/2015 with Bishop Bōla of Tanta [Diocese] to discuss a new initiative to promote domestic tourism, launched by [Coptic Orthodox] Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark.
Nādya Mutāwic says that three five-star hotels in the Red Sea resort of Sharm al-Sheikh and four others in Cairo have prevented allowing veiled women entry, on the grounds that tourists feel less comfortable in their presence.
Tāriq al-Qādī believes that the path of the Holy Family could serve as a major tourist attraction in Egypt.
Walking through the ancient lanes of the Roman fortress area, surrounded by the earliest-built churches in Cairo, one can find sanctuary form the chaos of modern life with all its noise and pollution.
Dr. Mamdouh Al-Biltagi, Minister of Tourism, announced the registration of the National Egyptian Heritage Revival Association (NEHRA) as an NGO in the Ministry of Social Affairs. The organization aims to revive symbols of the Egyptian national heritage which includes the religious -Islamic and...
Dr. Mamdouh Al-Biltagi, minister of tourism says that it there is much interest by tourists worldwide in the route taken in Egypt by the Holy Family, especially as the Millennium celebrations draw near.
Few people are aware of the preparations that Egypt is making to commemorate the journey of the Holy Family in Egypt during their search for safety from oppression.
Embraced by Al-Muqattam Mountain and in the middle of ’Ezbet Al-Zabaleen, or the Garbage Collectors settlement and in spite of poverty and lack of services, they (Egyptians) have cut into the stone of the mountain and created with their hands a human-made miracle at the Monastery of Sam’aan Al-...
Three weeks ago, the Egyptian government was surprised by a request from the Israeli government to build a new Jewish synagogue in Cairo.
The Ministry of Tourism, the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Information will take part in the production of a movie about Jesus Christ and the Holy Family’s visit to Egypt. The movie will be directed by Sameeha Al-Ghounaamy.
As part of its millennium celebrations, Egypt is working on a project to revive the path of the Holy Family through the country.

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