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A lecture on the Islamic conquest of Egypt was held in the Cairo Opera House. The speakers stressed that the Islamic conquest of Egypt was not a colonization. It saved the Copts from the persecution of the Byzantines. They warned against recent attempts to distort Islamic history in Egypt.
This is the text of a lecture delivered in London by the general administrator of the Latin Catholic Church in Jerusalem, Father William Shomali, representing Latin Catholic Patriarch Michel Sabah of Jerusalem, during the investiture of the Knights and Ladies of the Holy Sepulcher of England and...
Salwa Refaat wrote the National Egyptian Heritage Foundation( NEHRA), the Ministries of Culture and Environment and the Antiquities Authority made great efforts to revive the sites on the Holy path. On the same page was an interview with Mr. Mounir Gabbour, Chairman of NEHRA. In: "The Holy Book"...
Egypt is ready for the celebration of the third millennium. The celebration of the Path of the Holy Family is the responsibility of the Ministry of Tourism. The project of developing the archeological area in old Cairo (the archeological complex of religious sites] is found in that framework. The...
The author briefly outlines the nationalist cooperation and generally peaceful coexistence of Muslims and Christians in Egypt over the last century. Yet in view of certain repeated accusations of Coptic Christians he asks the questions: Is there a deterioration in the principle of citizenship that...
An article about a corruption case of a police colonel who was ready to free prisoners for the exchange of money.
Plans for Pope John Paul to visit Iraq are on hold for the moment, the Vatican’s foreign minister said on Monday. Archbishop Jean-Louis Tauran told Vatican Radio that preparations for the trip, were in "a pause for reflection."
It is rumored that the Yemeni Government is receiving pressure from America to close down the Hamas office in Sana’a as well as preventing Hamas leaders from visiting Yemen.
An Egyptian-Japanese team unearthed a mosque in South Sinal which dates back to the ninth century A.D. Archeologists believe that the mosque is the oldest one ever built in the Sinai.
The Greek Orthodox Bishop of the Sinai, Bishop Damyanous, confirmed that Pope John Paul the second will visit Sinai. He said that the Pope will visit the places where Moses was before. This visit will happen after his visit to Iraq.
The Holy Family had a unique journey in which they passed through almost all Egypt. Dr. Mohammed Abdel Maqsud, the general manger of Sinai and East Delta monuments said that the Holy Family has stopped in many places. The most important places were in Sinai. Concerning the preparations for the...
The discussion at the press conference of the New York Council of Churches on June 28 [transcript presented in last week’s RNSAW] was mainly with members of the American Coptic Union. Before the press conference Drs. Cornelis Hulsman interviewed Rafique Iscander, chairman and founder of the...
Next Wednesday, 1200 Christian priests will arrive in the Sinai in order to visit Wadi Al-Raha (Al-Raha Valley) and Saint Catherine Monastery. The members of this delegation will pray special prayers on July 21 in Wadi Al-Raha at the top of Mount Saint Catherine.
Vatican circles are currently concerned with preparations for a program that will bring Pope John Paul II to the Sinai in Egypt, Ur in Iraq, and occupied Jerusalem. An apology by the head of the Church for the Crusades will open a new era of relationships not only between the West and Muslims but...
An article on: - The opening of the church of the prophet Moses for visiting tourists. 3750 steps lead to the place where Moses talked to God, - A protocol for twining with the Greek town of St. Catherine, - Renovation of tourist hotels and villages, completion of the building of a new hospital...
Around 2000 years ago the Holy Family fled to seek refuge in Egypt fearing persecution from the Roman Emperor. The Virgin Mary, baby Jesus and Joseph fled from Palestine, trekked through the Sinai desert until they reached the Nile Delta.
The Zionists conspire to weaken Egypt. That contained a plan to incite strife between Muslims and Christians.
In response to the western allegations: Egypt has embraced all three religions, the Synagoge and the Church are side by side with the mosque.
El-Wafd published on November 7 the full text of the statement given by Pope Shenouda.
The Monastery of St. Catherine is considered one of the most famous monasteries in the world, situated in Sinai where God talked to Moses. At this famous monastery is a patriotic man in both body and soul who prevented the Israeli flag from being flown on top of the monastery instead of the...
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