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The English magazine ‘The National’ has highlighted in an article details of the construction of the Virgin Mary and Saint Simon [Samʿān] the Tanner Cathedral. This cathedral, among other churches built on Muqaṭam mountain, was constructed from part of the mountain itself over a period of 20 years.
During the fourth month of the Coptic calendar Koiak or Kiahk, praises are held in preparation for Eastern Christmas. [Note: The month of Koiak holds a special place in the rite of the Coptic Orthodox Church. It is known as the Marian month because the Nativity according to the Coptic calendar ...
During celebrations commemorating Bishop Pachomius of al-Beheira and the 41st anniversary of his ordination, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II called on the Egyptian people to pray for the peace of the country and to ask God to protect Egypt from all the dangers threatening her at this time.
State-owned daily newspaper, al-Ahrām, also reports on the million-participant gathering to pray for peace in Egypt. ”Save our country, Lord, save it from terrorism and evil and fill it with your grace!” It is with these words of praise that masses of Egyptian Christians gathered in Saint Simon...
 Al-Sabāh reported that Pope Tawadros finished his seclusion at Saint Bishoy Monastery (Dayr al-Anbā Bīshūy) in Wādī al-Natrūn (it is known that patriarchs do that in hard times). 
Just by entering the monastery of  Samʿān al-Kharāz we find the beauty of nature around us everywhere, as you are surrounded by trees and roses, you can enjoy watching the carved drawings of Blessed Virgin Mary accompanied by verses of the bible on the walls of the monastery. Inside the monastery...
A strong debate is taking place in Coptic circles due to the decision of  Father Abanoub of Muqattam to prevent protestant hymn singers from singing in St. Simon’s the Shoemaker Church in Muqattam, restricting it to Orthodox singers. 
Father Abanoub of Muqattam ordered to stop playing evangelical hymns in the Monastery of St. Simon, and playing only Coptic Orthodox hymns. 
Side A Reinout Vos first introduces himself and tells Hulsman how he began his career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and how he came to Egypt. Vos said that he studied history at Utrecht University, specializing in the history of Malaysia and Indonesia. After completing his Master’s degree,...
Interview Script (Documentation) Interviewer (s): Drs. Cornelis Hulsman and Ms Comfort Dickson Interviewee: Tunisian humanitarian activist Interview setting: A private residence in Maadi, Cairo. The interview was conducted between 9.00 am and 1.00 pm on Tuesday morning July 17, 2018. The interview...

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