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Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St Mark, has approved the official logo which will be used in banners and other publicity material for the ‘Revival of the Holy Family’s Journey in Egypt’ project, in light of the efforts made to cover the 25 sites of the path between...
The general coordinator for the Path of the Holy Family Project and the general manager of international relations and strategic planning at the government-affiliated Tourism Development Authority in the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, ʿĀdil al-Jindī, emphasised the importance to connect the...
The flight of the holy family is celebrated as a feast day that is marked by the Coptic Orthodox Church on June 1st of every year. These celebrations are usually held by Pope Tawāḍrūs, a number of bishops, and organizations that are interested in the Coptic heritage and developing the areas of the...
British Ambassador Geoffrey Adams, along with his wife, visited the Virgin Monastery, Jabal al-Ṭayr, in Samālūṭ, Minyā governorate. They were received by Rev. Fr. Dāwūd, the secretary of Samālūṭ Archdiocese, Fr. Theophilus [Thāʾūfīlus], and Rev. Fr. Mattā from the ancient Church of the Virgin Mary...
Engineer Waʿd Allāh Abū al-ʿIlā, head of the Projects Sector of the Supreme Council for Antiquities, said that the work on the project to renovate the Church of the Virgin Mary at the Monastery of the Mountain of Birds [Dayr Jabal al-Ṭayr] began in 2018, after the Permanent Committee for Coptic and...
On December 9, 2019, Egyptian businessman Mounir Ghabbour called a press conference in the Sonesta Hotel in Cairo to announce that his Holy Family operetta would be performed in Paris on December 17. The press conference was well attended by Egyptian media as well as by some foreign media outlets...
The media center for the Cabinet of Ministers published an infographic, which brought to light the most recent result regarding the number of legalized churches and buildings in application of Law No. 80 of 2016.  The state committee for the legalization of unlicensed churches, which was formed in...
Today, the Coptic museum organised an exhibition titled ‘the Holy Journey’ to commemorate the anniversary of the Holy Family’s arrival to Egypt.
After our visit to the Egyptian museum, we continued our research in Christian history in Egypt, when Cornelis Hulsman guided us to the Holy Virgin Church in Maadi, where we would learn about the relevance of the Holy Family’s stay in Egypt for Coptic Orthodox belief.
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.

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