Displaying 1 - 20 of 20.
Intensive construction measures have been carried out at Wādī al-Natrūn in Egypt’s Governorate of al-Al-Buḥayrah‎ to develop the areas surrounding the most important religious archeological sites in Egypt and worldwide. 
The article sheds light on the ruins of al-Duʿāʾ Mosque, built in the 17th century, in al-Darb al-Ahmar neighborhood in Cairo. In this small mosque there is a shrine that is said to be of Prophet Benjamin, last-born son of Prophet Jacob [Binyamīn bin Yaʿqūb] in Jewish, Christian and Islamic...
The Undersecretary of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Turin and Rome, Fr. Theophilus al-Siryānī, participated in the celebration of the blessing of the icon of the Holy Family Journey to Egypt by Pope Francis held in the Vatican in coordination with the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism.
The Evangelical Theology Seminary in al- ʿAbbāsīyah, Cairo, announced the start of teaching the Arab Christian Heritage Diploma at the seminary headquarters in cooperation with the Center for Middle East Christian Studies and the Coptic Studies Center at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
“The Coptic art is essentially interwoven with the Egyptian heritage, which is shared by both Muslims and Christians,” said Mājid Wadīʿ al-Rāhib, chairman of the Egyptian Heritage Preservation Society.
The Egyptian governorate of Aṣyūṭ [Assuit] is preparing in full swing to host international visitors to the path of the Holy Family Journey in Egypt after Pope Francis embraced the journey as an official Christian pilgrimage.
Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khālid al-ˈAnānī hosted a conference at the ministry’s headquarters in Zamalek, Cairo, to announce the discovery of a biblical manuscript from the 6th and 7th centuries AD at St. Catherine’s Monastery. On the sideline of the conference, Egyptian novelist and...
Designed by the Italian architect, Mario Rossi, al-Qā’id Ibrāhim Mosque in Alexandria is one of the most famous mosques in the city due to its history and architecture.  Built in 1948 to celebrate the 100th death anniversary of Ibrāhim Pasha, son of Egypt’s ruler Muḥammad `Alī Pasha, the mosque has...
On the facade of the wall of St. Mary’s Church in the city of Marsa Maṭrūḥ, Matrūḥ Governorate, north of Egypt, there is a 12-meter-wide and 4-meter-high glass mosaic mural depicting the history of Egypt. The mural is designed by ‘Ādil Naṣīf, known as the ambassador of Coptic Art, who spent 5...
‘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...
Bayt al-Sinnārī [al-Sinārī House], [a historic building affiliated with Bibliotheca Alexandrina operating as a cultural outlet in the historic neighborhood of Sayīdah Zaynab in Cairo], will host an educational course on the Arab and Islamic culture starting July 16.
The Monastery of St. Catherine, outside of which a checkpoint was attacked this afternoon, is not only important for being one of the most holy places in the Sinai, but also in Egypt. It is also one of the most important tourist attractions near the neighboring tourist resorts of Dahab, Sharm al-...
With the deteriorating conditions of tourism, Egypt has decided to revive the program of the Holy Family’s Journey to Egypt and turn it into an integrated tourist program.
The Museum of Islamic Art in Bāb al-Khalq, Cairo, organizes an exhibition of photographs captured by Islām Yiḥiya Salīm on Saturday, with the theme “Ahl al-Bayt” [People of the House] in Egypt to commemorate the birth of Prophet Muḥammad.
Head of the Department of Islamic and Coptic Monuments at the Ministry of Antiquities, al-Sa`īd Ḥilmī, said that the Ministry deals with the Jewish, Christian and Islamic monuments as national heritage without any distinction on what concerns their restoration and preservation. According to Ḥilmī,...
The minister of culture in Egypt, Ḥilmī al-Namnam, attended the opening of the second book exhibition at St. Mark’s Cathedral in ʿAbbāssiyya, Cairo. Dr. Haytham al-Ḥājj ʿAlī, along with the General Bishop Armiyyā, were also present on the opening day. 
Symbolizing Egypt's national unity throughout its history, the Religions Complex is a locus where ancient Jewish, Christian, and Islamic monuments meet to manifest a natural complex of the three Abrahamic religions. The crescent embracing the cross, the calls for prayers from mosques mingling with...
Al-Azhar al-Sharīf in Asyūṭ celebrated the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Asyūṭ Religious Institute, known as Fū'ad I Institute, in the presence of al-Azhar's deputy, Dr. ʿAbbās Shūmān, on August 9, 2017.
Archaeologists have called Fayūm "Little Egypt" as it resembles ancient Egypt in its terrain.
UNESCO World Heritage List includes seven Egyptian sites, divided into six heritage: The Monastery of Abū Mīnā, Historical [Islamic] Cairo, The Memphite Necropolis, Ancient Thebes, The Monuments of Nubia, and St. Catherine.  
Subscribe to