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On Tuesday the Coptic Orthodox Church celebrated the 51th anniversary of the Virgin Mary's appearance, according to Christian belief, on the domes of the church that bears her name in the al-Zaytūn area of Cairo.
Upper Egypt is associated with habits and customs that do not always change as time goes by, especially when it comes to the burial of the dead and rituals following the burial.  
Preface by Cornelis Hulsman: In 1997 I started making press overviews on issues related to Muslim-Christian relations and founded the Religious News Service from the Arab World which later was renamed Arab-West Report. Between June 13, 1997 and July 11, 1998 I collected articles from al-Muslimoon...
Mehmet Görmez, head of Presidency of Religious Affairs, the highest Islamic authority in Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, said that celebrations of Christmas and New Year is idolatry and heretic. 
All three heavenly faiths – Judaism, Christianity and Islam – agree that the Prophet Abraham is their father and all agree that Abraham’s faith was tested to the utmost level when was ordered to slay his own son.
While the UK celebrates the ‘Feast of St. George’, many Palestinians also celebrate the feast and look upon him as a national hero. The flag of Saint George, waving on top one of the Churches in the West Bank is very similar to the UK flag.
Major General Hāshim Āmna visited Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of the Church of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Marc – at the Monastery of Saint Bīshūy in Wādi al-Naṭrūn. The Governor presented the Beheira Governorate shield to the Pope and expressed his congratulatory...
Since the Roman massacre against them in the 3rd century AD, Christians in Egypt have tattooed the cross to manifest their faith. Despite the tortures they endured before they were finally killed, Copts etched the cross on the wrists of their children in very early age, fearing for their children...
Shalawlaw is one of the primary foods found on the Coptic table during the Fast of the Virgin Mary, which began yesterday and lasts for 15 days.  It is believed that Mary was the first to make this dish when the Holy Family came to Egypt, and that she taught it to the Egyptians.
Copts celebrated on March 19 the Feast of the Cross, which is the first of the Coptic feasts during the big fast in preparation for Easter.  Pope Tawadros II will lead the mass in the St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Abāssiyah. Churches in Egypt, and the cathedral will undergo intense...

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