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Abū al-ʿIlā Mosque is considered a blessed spot, but also a place of refuge for worshippers and those in need. It is also an obligatory destination for art and architecture lovers to enjoy its accuracy and splendor as well as its spirituality.
Ḥāzim, Ibrāhīm and Aḥmad are three young men in the Faculty of Fine Arts. They have spent many days before al-Ṣāliḥ Ayyūb Mosque and in the libraries of Cairo and Alexandria to produce a detailed maquette of the original architecture of this worn-out mosque.
The churches, both in Egypt and throughout the world, cried over the Notre Dame fire that consumed the roof of the cathedral before toppling one of its massive towers.  
 "Fire knows no history", a saying echoed by the people in Paris when a fire erupted in Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the most famous religious and touristic edifices worldwide. Many church leaders all over the world sent their thoughts and prayers to France in these hard times.
Who meets Bishop Thomas is immediately captivated by his tranquility and positivity. As bishop of El-Qussia and Mair Diocese, he takes responsibility for a large number of Coptic Orthodox Christians. As initiator of the Anafora retreat center he reunites people from all over the world and of all...
In order to continue our research on the heritage of Christian spirituality in Egypt, we visited the monasteries in Wādī al-Naṭrūn, namely the Monastery of Saint Bīshūy, the Monastery of the Syrian and the Monastery of Baramus.
Egyptologist Zāhī Ḥawwās unveiled a 2500-year-old mummy of a priest at an ancient cemetery in Minya, south of Cairo, in a live broadcast on Discovery Channel on Sunday.
In the aftermath of the 1973 Arab-Israeli war and the peace negotiations which followed from 1977 to 1979, and under measures to bring about peace between Egypt and Israel, the late President Anwar al-Sādāt asked Pope Shinūda III that Christians visit Jerusalem. However, Pope Shinūda refused to do...
Two pastors, a civil servant, a professor and two students on their way to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo – what sounds like the beginning of a joke turned actually out to be a very educational trip through multiple millenniums of ancient Egyptian history. Blazing our trail through masses of people,...
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.

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