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Father Felixinōs, a monk of Deir al-Muharraq in Assiūt, confirmed that the old Virgin Mary Church of the Monastery was the place where the Holy Family lived, pointing out that it is the oldest church worldwide.
Bishop Gabriel, head of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Beni Suef and Bahnasa announced that the visit of Pope Tawadros II has been postponed to an undetermined date due to health problems preventing the pontiff from traveling long distances.  
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...
Cornelis Hulsman revisited Banī Walīms and Maghagha with a group of interns and Jielis van Baalen, now managing director of CIDT. The objective of the visit was to investigate the present state of Muslim-Christian relations seven years after Banī Walīms suddenly gained media prominence when a...
In Egypt a popular level of religion exists whereby celebrations of the Virgin Mary have had both Muslim and Christian participants.
Interpretations of freedom vary enormously around the world. In this editorial Drs. Hulsman comments on discussions about the Egyptian view of freedom and states that some people believe that religious identity has become more important than national identity in Egypt.
Cornelis Hulsman presents a full overview of his correspondence with Minia Governor Ahmad Diyā’ al-Dīn and Bishop Demetrius during the Abū Fānā conflict.
Members of tribal communities attacked a Coptic Orthodox monastery in al-Minia. The vandals destroyed buildings that are owned by the monastery and set fire to the monastery’s farm. Moreover, they abducted three monks and insulted and tortured them for hours. Article full text: In the space of a...
A German group visited the route of the Holy Family in Egypt as part of a wider tour throughout Egypt. The group was welcomed by Bishop Aghathon of Maghagha. The bishop thanked the Egyptian president for caring about places of tourism. He also stressed the good relations between Muslims and...
Christianity Today published a cover page article of Cornelis Hulsman about the Coptic Orthodox tradition of the Flight to Egypt. The article is presented in this issue of the RNSAW with permission of Christianity Today. You will find here the text before it was edited by Christianity Today. It is...

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