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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.
Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī, minister of Antiquities, received the Archbishop of Gaeta, with the company of a delegation of professors from the Catholic University of Rome, and Hānī ʿAzīz, Secretary General of Egypt's Peace Lovers Association.
Rev. Dr. Andrīyya Zakī, Head of the Evangelical Church in Egypt, participated in marking the 3rd day of the One Family Conference hosted by the Apostolic Church under the patronage of Pastor Nāṣir Katkūt, General President of the Apostolic Churches in Egypt.
Undersecretary of the Coptic Orthodox papacy, Hegumen Ibrām Imīl (Abram Emil), said that the committee in charge of codifying the status of the churches as well as service annexes and premises had agreed to legalize the status of 16 churches and service buildings in Alexandria. According to Ibrām...
Wajīh Jamāl, Secretary General of the Egyptian General Tourist Guide Syndicate, said that the entity is currently preparing a three-day familiarization study tour of the path of the flight of the Holy Family in Minya [Minyā] and Assiut [Asiyūṭ]. 
The Egyptian-Russian Fund for the Support of Science and Culture and the Russian News Publishing House have released a new innovative book narrating the Journey of the Holy Family to add to the cultural, national and religious heritage of Egypt.
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism, Dr. Rāniyā Al Mashāṭ, on behalf of the Prime Minister, Dr. Musṭafa Madbūlī, participated in a ceremony under the title “Blessed be Egypt my people.” It was organized by Egypt Peace Lovers Organization in the Church of the Virgin Mary in Maʿādī and was done so in the...
The director of the Centre for Coptic Studies at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Doctor Luʾay Maḥmūd Saʿīd, stated that the flight of the Holy Family into Egypt should not just be celebrated by Christians, but by all Egyptians.
In a statement disclosed to al-FajrPortal, Spokesperson of Egypt’s Coptic Catholic Church, Father Hānī Bākhūm, stated that Egypt has always been a shelter for oppressed fugitives. This came on the occasion of celebrating the third millennium since the entry of the Holy Family to Egypt to escape the...
Khālid al-Muḥammadī, president of al-Maṭariya District, visited the area of the Tree of the Virgin in order to observe preparations of the Coptic Catholic Church celebration marking the Holy Family’s Flight to Egypt. The cave celebration is to be consecrated at the Coptic Catholic Church of the...
Member of the cabinet commission for the revival of the route of the Holy Family, Nādir Jirjis, said that the National Egyptian Heritage Revival Association -NAHRA- will hold a memorial ceremony in the Coptic Museum on the first of June. The celebration will be attended by Pope Tawāḍrūs II of...
On the Evening of Tuesday, the 2nd of April, 1968, the Virgin Mary began to appear in luminous scenes over domes of St. Mary church at al-Zaytūn, north of Cairo. Since that night, thousands of people pilgrim every night to Ṭumān Bāy Street at al-Zaytūn, heading to the small church that has been...
Two Air Sinai’s airplanes with 322 Christians aboard left Cairo’s International Airport in direction of Jerusalem. The purpose of the trip is to visit the holy places to perform religious rites during the Holy Week and Easter Mass.
The article spots the apparitions of Virgin Mary in Egypt, some of which have been officially recognized by the Church while others are still under study. The Coptic Orthodox Church celebrates the first apparition of the Virgin Mary in the city of Burtus, Giza, on June 28, when, according to church...
Over 15 days, multitudes of Coptic Christians attend church prayers and spiritual sermons during the two-week fast of St. Mary. Coptic Christians, and sometimes Muslims, usually visit holy sites where the Holy Family dwelt during their journey in Egypt. 
Sixty-five drivers got permits from the Durunka Monastery in Asyūt to allow them to transport visitors to and from the vicinity of the monastery after closing the Asyūt al-Ghanāyim main road to secure the monastery’s annual celebration of the Virgin Mary’s feast, which is usually attended by five...
Amidst precautionary measures coordinated between the Coptic Orthodox Church and the Ministry of Interior, the two-week fast of St. Mary on August 7 [according to the Coptic Orthodox calendar], tens of thousands of Coptic and Muslim citizens will be visiting the St. Mary Monastery in Bayāḍ al-ʿArab...
“The Church is still committed to Pope Tawāḍrūs’ decision to suspend trips to monasteries until further notice,” said Fr. Būlus Ḥalīm, official spokesman of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
Dr. Rev. Ikrām Lam’ī, President of the Information and Publishing Council of the Coptic Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Egypt, said the church would launch worldwide campaigns to promote religious tourism in Egypt after Pope Francis I blessed the icon of the Holy Family’s Journey in Egypt.
In a statement released by the Coptic Orthodox Church, Bishop Barnābā of the Turin and Rome Diocese in Italy met with Ambassador of Egypt to Italy, Hishām Badr, to discuss ways to promote religious tourism in Egypt, especially the sites on the path of the Holy Family Journey in Egypt. 

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