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One of the oldest and most important churches in the republic and the world, and was part of the journey of the Holy Family in Egypt. According to priest Mattiyās Murīs, the church was prepared under the supervision of Patriarch Buṭrus Buṭrus Basṭūrūs, under-Secretary General of the Diocese of Kafr...
The following lines provide a resume of the history of the celebration of the Holy Family celebrated annually in the Upper Egyptian village of Jabal al-Tayr. Moreover, the media shed light on the influence of the financial crisis in Egypt on the celebration.
Two visits to Holy Family locations, Deir Abū Hinnis and Sakha and Samannud, organized by AWR.Report on a Dutch TV crew taken to a policestation for filming without permition about Dutch citizen Ingrid Trakzel who divorced her Egyptian husband and fight to regain custody over her daughter.Several...
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 weekly mentions AWR´s work in organizing Holy Family pilgrimages. the purpose of the Holy Family pilgrimages is to create an understanding between different cultures. AWR wants to encourage the visits of expatriates to any of the Holy Family locations because this will greatly enhance their...
The author discusses the Coptic revolutions against the Muslims in the 8th and 9th centuries.
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...
This article gives an overview of the journey of the Holy Family in Egypt, by shedding light upon a book written on the subject by three writers specialized in Christian archeology, Egyptian religious affairs and the New Testament and history of the church.
Once again, we walk on the path of the Holy Family in order to know more details about the places, which the Holy Family visited in Egypt and what the passing of time has done to these places... Today, we join another series on the monasteries of Wadi Al-Natrun that were established long time ago...
An overview of all the sites of the Holy Family with an overview of where currently sites are being restored.
The Egyptian private sector is taking the lead in restoring the Holy Family sites which are being promoted as a destination for religious tourism in June 2000. On 1 June next year, modern-day pilgrims from around the globe will follow the route the Holy Family took from Sinai through the Delta to...
An article describing the route of the Holy Family.
The author points to the importance of Egypt in the Biblical history and that many of God’s great men once took refuge in Egypt. He outlines the Coptic tradition of the route of the Holy Family during their time in Egypt and suggests that the sites that were visited by the Holy Family should be...
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