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In recent years the tensions between Christians and Muslims in Egypt have increased. In many cases Christians have been victims of violence. Is there any chance that religions can live together peacefully in the land of Nile? This is the question that Cornelis Hulsman sought to answer in his paper...
A number of articles about the different attitudes toward freedom of expression are featured in this issue. Hulsman also comments on articles that discuss Copts withdrawal from Egyptian society, the number of Copts in Egypt and efforts to change the names of places in Cairo from Western names to...
A great celebration took place on June 1st, in Saint Mary’s Coptic Church in Ma’adi, to commemorate the 2000th anniversary of the coming of the Holy Family to Egypt. The participation of Prime Minister Atef Ebeid and many other ministers, as well as Pope Shenouda III, The Sheikh of Azhar, Dr....
The weekly mentions AWR´s work in organizing Holy Family pilgrimages. the purpose of the Holy Family pilgrimages is to create an understanding between different cultures. AWR wants to encourage the visits of expatriates to any of the Holy Family locations because this will greatly enhance their...
A group visit to Holy Family locations at Tel Basta, Bilbeis and Mustorod organized by AWR.
This article gives an overview of the journey of the Holy Family in Egypt, by shedding light upon a book written on the subject by three writers specialized in Christian archeology, Egyptian religious affairs and the New Testament and history of the church.
A professor of archeology was referred to the General Financial Prosecution because of possessing a great many antique pieces without having a license and announcing false discoveries. He announced that he discovered a well in Tel Basta from which Jesus Christ drank. It was discovered that the well...
Dr. Gaballah Ali Gaballah, the General Secretary of the Supreme Council for Antiquities, issued a decision enabling the Egyptian-German delegation to carry out its work in Tel Basta and to prevent Dr. Mohammed Omar, assistant professor of Archeology at the University of Zagazig, from taking any...
An article on the Egyptian town of Tel Basta which is considered the second stopping place of the Holy Family in Egypt after Farma, covering some of its architectural importance, history and some of the incidents that happened when the Holy Family visited it.
The repairing and renewing of the Church of the Virgin in Haret Zuweila, which was founded six centuries before the city of Cairo, will cost more than 28 million [Egyptian] pounds. The Holy Family is said to have passed the location of this church in their journey in Egypt.
The Holy Family had a unique journey in which they passed through almost all Egypt. Dr. Mohammed Abdel Maqsud, the general manger of Sinai and East Delta monuments said that the Holy Family has stopped in many places. The most important places were in Sinai. Concerning the preparations for the...
The Abu Serga Church in Old Cairo is plagued with an overflow of unwanted underground water. Fortunately, Abu Serga Church is one of seven Holy Family sites selected for restoration by the newly-formed National Egyptian Heritage Revival Association.
The author points to the importance of Egypt in the Biblical history and that many of God’s great men once took refuge in Egypt. He outlines the Coptic tradition of the route of the Holy Family during their time in Egypt and suggests that the sites that were visited by the Holy Family should be...
A detailed description of the route of the Holy Family from place to place.
Blessed be Egypt my people (Isaiah 19:25) Take the young child and his mother and flee into Egypt (Matthew 2:13) Out of Egypt have I called my son (Matthew 2:15). Who would have thought that these Bible verses would one day appear in the publicity material of a number of major travel agents,...
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