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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.
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...
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...
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).
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.
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...
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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