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The Abu Serga Church in Old Cairo is plagued with an overflow of unwanted underground water. Fortunately, Abu Serga Church is one of seven Holy Family sites selected for restoration by the newly-formed National Egyptian Heritage Revival Association.
All countries are making preparations for the celebration with the third millennium. Since, this event will not be repeated again Egypt has to be unique in its celebrations because Egypt is characterized by certain qualities, which are not present in any other country. The author suggests three...
Otto Meinardus, a leading authority on the Coptic Church, wrote a new book called ’Two Thousand Years of Coptic Christianity’. The present work is a compact hardback publication which, according to the cover, is "a new, definite, one-volume history for the Millennium, surveying the twenty centuries...
Nowadays, we realize that there are some newspapers which have specialized in discussing the internal affairs of the Coptic Church in public. The Coptic Church will not accept interference from anybody under the guise of protecting the whole nation. The Copts have respected the privacy of the...
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...
’Jordan was well represented at this stunning and moving event. King Abdullah recited from the Holy Koran, and Crown Prince Hamzeh read the English translation. The Duke of Kent, whom I had last seen in Jordan in 1996, read a passage from the Bible. The address - a warm tribute to the late King -...
Yesterday the Orthodox Coptic Church was celebrating an important occasion, commemorating the arrival of the remains of the great Saint Marcus from Rome. Tomorrow, the church will celebrate that the remains were put in the Cathedral.
Pope John Paul II said in a letter on Wednesday he intended to make a major pilgrimage to the Holy Land, starting from Jordan, to mark the Great Jubilee of the year 2000.
Al-Wafd newspaper has finished its tour in Upper Egypt, in particular visiting the governorate of Al-Minya and Assiut and some of the monasteries there. And what it has found is shocking. The tour showed the degree of carelessness suffered by the officials in the Ministry of Culture. The officials...
Father Matta al-Maskīn, spiritual father of the Monastery of St. Macarius, passed away. A renewed request for NGO status led by former Egyptian Minister of Tourism Dr. Mamdouh al-Biltagui

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