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The general prosecution headed by Counselor Sharīf ‘Imād al- Dīn has ruled to imprison Ahmad Mus’ad al- Mi’adāwī, member of ISIS, for 15 days pending investigations.
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"...
The mosque of Amr Ibn Al-As, the synagogue of Ezra and the church of Abu Serga are located in one spot in Old Cairo. The mosque of Amr Ibn Al-As is the oldest mosque in Egypt and Africa and the fourth mosque built in Islam. The Abu Serga church is built over a cave where the Holy Family hid. The...
Last week, the committee for following-up the restoration works of the antique churches continued their meetings at the location of the Supreme Council for Antiquities in the Bahri area. The names of those on the committee are given and an overview of the current work being done on Red Sea...
An overview of all the sites of the Holy Family with an overview of where currently sites are being restored.
The Cave of the Virgin Mary Church in Abu Serga .. " The Second Bethlehem" Negligence cause water to raise in the Abu Serga cave until about 1.6 m high and cause erosion.
Walking through the ancient lanes of the Roman fortress area, surrounded by the earliest-built churches in Cairo, one can find sanctuary form the chaos of modern life with all its noise and pollution.
As the world braces to celebrate the third millennium, Egypt is to have a key role in the worldwide festivities as it was the place chosen by the Holy Family to escape the oppression of the Romans. All countries are competing to celebrate the new millennium, including Palestine with its...
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.
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...
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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