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Background: Two interviews were conducted by Cornelis Hulsman at the Monastery of the Holy Virgin in Jabal Asyūt.  Side A: Brother Luke of the Monastery of the Holy Virgin in Jabal Asyūṭ (Durunka) talked (in English) about a miracle that happened years ago in a cave  where the light filled the...
Background: These interviews revolve around the places that the Holy Family (Jesus and Virgin Mary and their companions) passed by in Egypt. One of these places is known for its miracles throughout the years. Mainly these historical events are documented in an Italian book in the Coptic Church. It...
Background: The Coptic Orthodox Church is the largest Christian Church in Egypt. According to tradition, the Church was established by Saint Mark, the Apostle.  It belongs to the Oriental Orthodox family of Churches. It took a different position over Christology from that of the Eastern Orthodox...
The Holy Family came to Egypt, says the Biblical text. But it is silent on what they did once there. Coptic Orthodox tradition has filled in the details. And now, as Arab West Report discovered on a visit led by Cornelis Hulsman on January 16, 2016, they have one detail more.
This article sheds light on the strong ties between the Coptic and Ethiopian churches, and argues that these ties may help in resolving the Nile crisis.
The author sheds light on al-Muharraq Monastery; its history and the current life of its monks.
Watanī newspaper published Assiut Metropolitan Mīkhā’īl’s thanks to Jesus Christ for keeping the land adjacent to Holy Virgin Monastery. He also thanked Assiut governor Nabīl al-‘Izabī who did justice to the monastery. He thanked all those who worked to preserve the monastery’s heritage.
Al-Dustūr reports on Muslims and Christians celebrating the Virgin Mary Festival
Amid strict security measures, Copts celebrate the memory of the Holy Family’s visit to Egypt in Dayr al-Muharraq while a security source denies that these measures are due to Abū Fānā incidents.
The author of the article describes the bureaucratic and legal difficulties that the Monastery of the Holy Virgin has experienced in trying to establish a small wooded area near its premises.


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