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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 author reports on the celebrations in the Minia governorate of the anniversary of the passing of the virgin Mary and her son through Jabal al-Tayr area in Samāllūt during the holy journey.
In Samālout, al-Minya governorate, the Holy Family reached Jabal al-Tayr on their blessed journey. On the first of June every year, many Egyptians celebrate the birth of the Virgin Mary.
The article reports that nearly two million Christians and Muslims are celebrating the Virgin Mary festival, which is held annually on Jabal al-Tayr Mountain in al-Minyā governorate, Upper Egypt, marking the anniversary of the Holy Family’s journey in Egypt and their visit to this part of the...
The review focuses on a feast celebrating the anniversary of the Virgin Mary’s stay in Upper Egypt during the visit of the Holy Family to Egypt, attended by two million Coptic and Muslim visitors.
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...
The Mulid of the Virgin Mary in Gabal Al-Teir is the example of the harmony between Muslims and Christians in Egypt. Security sources have denied rumors that spread about the threat of Muslims entering the monastery of the Virgin Mary in the wake of the incident of Taha Al-‘Ameda.
Archpriest Marcos Emil Mikhael, Secretary of the Bishopric of Samalut, responds to in the article in Al-Musawwar, May 14, 2004, about the incident of Taha Al-‘Ameda.
Al-Musawwar partly published the response of Archpriest Emile Mikhael of Samalut. They left out elements that could be explained as critical for the reporting of Al-Musawwar or authorities.
The mulid [celebration] of Virgin Mary is an occasion shared by Muslims and Copts alike. According to statistics, the most recent mulid attracted more than two million visitors, including one million Muslims at least. Virgin Mary’s Mulid at Gabal Al-Teir is one of seven celebrations of the Virgin...

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