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Yūsuf Wahīb comments on monks and monasteries in Egypt and discusses monks’ important role in the country since Roman times.
The author investigates a number of Christian newspapers that have become mere advertising spaces on account of their supposed spiritual and instructive messages.
Drs. Hulsman’s report discusses the state of past and present relations between Muslims and Christians in Egypt. The paper opens by giving information about Pope Shenouda III and the most important incidents that have taken place during his reign. The second half of the paper then looks at specific...
The following press review presents the titles of Christian publications published in Egypt by various Christian denominations.
The following lines represent an interview with Ibrāhīm Sālim al-Tarzī who translated many of the Apocrypha Gospels. al-Tarzī reveals information about the Apocrypha and considers the texts to be an important piece of Coptic literature.
The author emphasizes the importance of monastic life for the Coptic Orthodox Church. It describes its history and gives suggestions for boosting monastic life.
Ibrahim Sabri writes in Watani, July 20 1997 that ancient pharaonic and Coptic art exposed at an exhibition in Switzerland was not taken out of Egypt in the 17th and 18th centuries, but was stolen at the beginning of the 20th century. The most important artefacts are described.
The author describes the Coptic Orthodox church at VilleJuif, just beyond the city center of Paris, particularly noting the resurrection mosaic on its facade and the work of the famous Coptic iconographer Adel Nassief.
The author discusses the reasons behind keeping the relics of saints in churches and monasteries. He raises many questions about how relics are known to belong to a certain saint. Are there complete relics of saints that have not been decayed?
Historically, in Al-Bahnasa alone, some twenty thousands nuns lived in convents. Many convents were also built in Fayoum, Cairo, Alexandria, and Lower Egypt in general during the fifth century. Most of these convents were destroyed during the Mamluk age In Cairo, four convents only survived.

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