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“The crescent moon with the cross”: this is the motto of Father Bandalīmūn Bushrā, a Roman Orthodox priest in Dumyāṭ.  Father Bandalīmūn, in the spirit of interfaith engagement, bought 50 boxes of sweets, commemorating the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad [al-Mawlid al-Nabawīy], to distribute to...
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.  
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.
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...
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.
The lawyer of one of the defendants in al-Khusūs sectarian incident blew a surprise before Banhā Criminal Court yesterday (Jun. 1) that one of the defendants in the trial has been dead for five years. The lawyer presented to Court a death certificate for Yūsuf ‘Azīz Wahbá leading the court to...
As a part of his visit to Egypt Mr. David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund – IMF- was received yesterday by Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī, Egyptian Minister of Antiquities, at the Religious Complex, home to the three monotheistic religions and some of the oldest...
After 30 years of restoration works, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawādrūs consecrated the church of St. Mercurius, also known as Abu Seifein [Abū Sayfayn] Church, in Old Cairo on Sunday.
 Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawādrūs of Alexandria, accompanied by other bishops, ordained Sister Jūlā Marzūq as Nun Silwānah in the nunnery of St. Mercurius, known as Abū Sayfayn Nunnery, in Old Cairo, after she spent a period on probation in the same nunnery. 
Symbolizing Egypt's national unity throughout its history, the Religions Complex is a locus where ancient Jewish, Christian, and Islamic monuments meet to manifest a natural complex of the three Abrahamic religions. The crescent embracing the cross, the calls for prayers from mosques mingling with...

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