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On the occasion of the Feast of Christ’s Entry into Egypt, Pope Tawāḍrūs II held a mass at the Abū Sirja Church in Old Cairo, one of the places where the Holy Family resided during their stay in Egypt.  
The Coptic Orthodox Church announced the inauguration of the Virgin Mary Monastery in Mount Asyūt (known as the Monastery of Durunka). The opening ceremony of the monastery’s archaeological cave after its restoration witness the presence of Bishop Yūʾanis, bishop of Asyut along with a number of...
His holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II said that the visit of the Holy Family to Egypt is a real blessing. He said: “Egypt was subjected to hardships many times and came out of it with its head held high, thanks to the Holy Family’s visit to its land; Our country, our land, our history and our geography is...
On Tuesday evening, the “The Holy Footsteps” ceremony started on the occasion of the feast of Christ’s Entry into the land of Egypt. The event was organized by Martyria Foundation for Culture & Development and took place at The Holy Virgin church in Maadi, in the presence of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, a...
On Tuesday, 1st June 2021, The Media Center of the Coptic Orthodox Church announced to hold a celebration to revive the path for the Holy Family’s journey in Egypt, which also coincides the Feast of Christ’s entry into the Land of Egypt on 24 Bashans (9th month of the Coptic calendar).
The Coptic Orthodox Church is celebrating the documentary The Path of the Holy Family in Egypt as well as the publication of a book of the same name.  Both were creations of the St. George Monastery for Nuns in Old Cairo.
Having a PhD degree is not a guarantee for good academic work. Dr. Mahmoud Omar [Maḥmūd ʿUmar] may have been a good archeologist, but he ruined his own academic reputation by interpreting medieval traditions as historical facts, as descriptions that have actually happened.
Efforts by the Coptic Orthodox Church to bring to life the path of the Holy Family have persisted in coordination with the relevant state authorities.  The path is considered among the most well known and most important tourist attractions.
For six years, the Egyptian government has been working to carry out a national plan so that Egypt can become an international religious tourist destination since it stands alone in the number of unique Christian artefacts and plays a pivotal role in the Abrahamic religions.
The Coptic Orthodox Church has released a book and documentary titled “The Holy Family’s Journey in Egypt”. It was produced at the Saint George (Mār Jirjis) Convent in Cairo’s historic Coptic quarter and has been released in six languages.


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