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The Holy Virgin Monastery, commonly known as al-Muḥarraq Monastery, in Asyūṭ concludes the events of the spiritual renaissance tomorrow under the leadership of bishop Bigol [Bījūl], Bishop of al-Muḥarraq Monastery, and in the presence of large numbers of monks and people from Asyūṭ.
In an effort to promote religious tourism, members of al-Wafd Party, Assiut branch, visited the Dayr al-Muḥarraq, also known as the Muharraq Monastery, in al-Qūṣiyyah Markaz (country’s subdivision).
Wajīh Jamāl, Secretary General of the Egyptian General Tourist Guide Syndicate, said that the entity is currently preparing a three-day familiarization study tour of the path of the flight of the Holy Family in Minya [Minyā] and Assiut [Asiyūṭ]. 
In a sixty-minute documentary, Egyptian film director Samīr Zakī presents an autobiography of Bishop Sāwīrūs, abbot of the Monastery of the Holy Virgin in Meir, al-Qūṣiyah, Asiyūṭ, from 1985 till he passed away last July. As testified by all who knew him, Anba Sāwīrūs served the monastery, commonly...
A church source, declined to be named, said Fr. Bīgūl of St. Mary’s Monastery [al-Muḥarraq] in Asyūt [Assuit] is most probably to be the successor of Bishop Sāwīrūs, who passed away on July 21. 
‘The Egyptian Jerusalem’ is the name Ethiopian Christians give to the St. Mary’s Monastery, at Mount Qusqām in Assiut [Asyūt], Upper Egypt. The monastery is also known as Deir al-Muḥarraq [burned, in Arabic] due to the fact that the monastery had been burned several times over its several centuries...
In a cable to condole Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs, other church leaders and all Egyptian people on the death of Bishop Sāwīrūs of al-Muharraq Monastery, Asiūt, Governor of Beni Suef Sharīf Ḥabīb said, “late Bishop Sāwīrūs was an example to us all in loving, selfless giving, in living a...
Today, Wednesday, to commemorate the Holy Family's Flight into Egypt, the Coptic Orthodox Abū Serja and Bachusand Church in Old Cairo's al-Fūstāt, held a ceremonial celebration attended by state officials and various dignitaries.
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.


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