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On Friday 29th July, the summer school students went back in time to explore the strikingly unique and enigmatic ancient Egyptian culture. As inquisitive students, I think that we all share an interest in the past, and we were therefore curious to delve into the mysterious and majestic lives of the...
The prominent Egyptian philosopher and thinker, Mourad Wahba [Murād Wahbā], said that although the Egyptians were the founders of the first human civilization, they stagnated there, explaining that “Egypt is in the midst of a severe identity crisis.” 
Media anchor Aḥmad Mūsā said that the Crescent and the Cross, standing side by side in the St. Catherine Monastery is unparalleled in the world. 
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...
Following a Facebook post, published by a group called ‘Anā Min al-Ḍāhir’ (I am from the district al- Ḍāhir), announced that an agreement was met with the Jewish community in Egypt to tour 3 Jewish synagogues in Cairo and visit the premises from the inside. 
  The Ministry of Tourism decided to include the Monastery of St. George the Martyr in its project to develop religious tourism in the Sinai, as the Ministry has also undertaken to popularize and attract more religious groups to visit Egypt.
Dr. ʿĀṭif ʿAbd al-Laṭīf, head of the Travelers Association for Tourism and Art and one of the organizer of the St. Catherine World Peace Forum dubbed ‘Here we pray together’ revealed the details of the forum’s program and its accompanying events. In his press statement on Monday, ʿAbd al-Laṭīf...
The General Egyptian Book Organization (GEBO) published a new book entitled ‘The Egyptian society and western culture 1798-1952’ written by researcher Muḥammad Rajab Tammām.
In an aired call-in show on Egyptian TV, the Egyptian Christian architect responsible for the construction of the new mosque of the administrative capital, Joseph Farīd, said that he does not perform his job as architect according to religious affiliations, and that the al-Fattāḥ al-ʿAlīm Mosque is...
Spokesman of the new Administrative Capital, Maj. Gen. Khālid al-Ḥusaynī, or Khaled al-Husseini, said that the new cathedral to be inaugurated tomorrow on the occasion of the Eastern Christmas holidays, is the largest in the entire Middle East.
About two kilometers west of the Necropolis of al-Bijawāt is situated the Monastery of Mustafa Kashif. It was named after a governor of the oasis during the Mamluk period.
The Saint Nicholas Church of the Greek Orthodox congregation on Tanis Street in the center of Alexandria faces neglect that threatens the collapse of the poor construction and architecture, especially that it has been closed for 20 years.
The St Mary of Damshīr Church, located in al-Baṭārikah (the Patriarchs) Street, in old Cairo, is crawling with monumental icons, each having its own story.
On Tuesday, 28 August, the House of Egyptian Architecture at Darb al-Labbāna in Central Cairo organizes a lecture dubbed ‘An Overview of the Ideology and Philosophy of Church Architecture in the Coptic Era’.
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.
It seems that the distortion of historical statues scattered in the squares and entrances of Egyptian cities is a series that will not end soon. Every month, it is announced that one of the statues is distorted in the Egyptian governorates. Officials of the al-‘Umrāniyyah in Giza gained controversy...
On December 26, and in cooperation with the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the Center for Coptic Studies hosted a lecture on irrigation in Egypt during Early Christianity era from the 3rd to the 7th centuries AD, at the Sinnārī House in al-Sayīdah Zaynab (el-Sayyeda Zeinab) district of Cairo.
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...
Not only monuments, but also streets, districts and different areas of the metropolitan city of Cairo have their own stories to tell. Many places such as like: al-Mugharbalīn, Al-Surūjiyya, Al-Darb al-Aḥmar, Ḥawsh al-Ghajar or Hosh al-Ghagar, Birkit al-Fīl, Tall al-ʿAqārib, Darb al-Mahabīl, Al-...
“Coptic Mawlids, or the festivities celebrating the birth of Coptic saints: A field study of popular beliefs” by Dr. Dāwūd Makram was recently issued by the General Egyptian Book Organization under the chairmanship of Dr. Haytham al-Ḥājj ʿAlī.  The book is numbered thirty-four under “Popular...

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