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In cooperation with the Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s (BA) Centre for Coptic Studies, Bayt al-Sinnārī (Sennari House) in the district of al-Sayīdah Zaynab (el-Sayeda Zeinab) in Cairo will host an open-day for the public to celebrate the annual Coptic Heritage Day on Thursday from 10 am till 7 pm.
Today, Saturday, a delegation from the Egyptian General Tourist Guides Syndicate (EGTGS) has visited the Catholic Holy Family Church at Maṭariya, Cairo, in order to learn about the history of its foundation, its spiritual and historical significance, in particular in connection with the Holy Family...
In his statements disclosed to al-Shurūq, former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord George Carey said that he still believes that England has a major responsibility in supporting the Syrian refugees regardless of their religious affiliations, stressing the importance of saving and sheltering the...
In a ceremony organized on Tuesday by both Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities and the Minting Department of the Ministry of Finance, the new medal commemorating the journey of the Holy Family in Egypt was celebrated.
Next Tuesday, the Copts will celebrate the start of the Virgin Mary’s fast that will end with the Assumption Feast on August 22. 
Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities Khālid al- ʿAnānī decided to allocate 100 thousand EGP for resuming the restoration work in some sites of the White Monastery[1]. He also decided to move some antiquities that date back to the Pharaonic Period for display in the Sohag National Museum.   [1]...
The women's committee of al-Wafd party has visited the Coptic Catholic Theological Seminaryin Maʿādi on Saturday, as part of the journey of the track of the Holy Family in Egypt under the slogan "Egypt of Love". The delegation was received by Father Bīshūy Rasmī, director of the Coptic Catholic...
One of the oldest and most important churches in the republic and the world, and was part of the journey of the Holy Family in Egypt. According to priest Mattiyās Murīs, the church was prepared under the supervision of Patriarch Buṭrus Buṭrus Basṭūrūs, under-Secretary General of the Diocese of Kafr...
The first scientific forum dedicated to the antiquities of the Sinai Peninsula and the Canal cities was organized this October under the direction of the Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī.  Al-Waṭan presents the following review of the most prominent of these diverse monuments from...
Bishop Yūsuf Abū al-Khayr of Suhāj, Bishop Immanuel Ayad [ʿAmānuʾīl ʿAyād] of Luxor, and Patriarch Isḥāq Ibrāhīm of the Coptic Catholic Church of Egypt inaugurated today a hotel affiliated to the Coptic Catholic Dioceses of the Red Sea and Sohag [Suhāj].
In an effort to promote for religious tourism in the Upper-Egyptian governorate, Governor Jamāl Nūr al-Dīn convened with representatives of the Christian denominations and churches to investigate ways of joint cooperation, social involvement, and promotion of the path of the Holy Family within the...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, met with the President of Italy Sergio Mattarella on Monday at the Republican Palace in Rome, discussing various topics related to Christianity in Egypt, such as the prominent role the Coptic Orthodox Church and al-Azhar...
The Coptic al-Bawāba made a year-long trip to a range of distinct religious sites for exploring the Coptic shrines at home Egypt particularly Aswan, and abroad especially in Paris. The most significant of these shrines are outlined below. 
In an effort to promote religious tourism, members of al-Wafd Party, Assiut branch, visited the Dayr al-Muḥarraq, also known as the Muharraq Monastery, in al-Qūṣiyyah Markaz (country’s subdivision).
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.

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