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Member of the cabinet commission for the revival of the route of the Holy Family, Nādir Jirjis, said that the National Egyptian Heritage Revival Association -NAHRA- will hold a memorial ceremony in the Coptic Museum on the first of June. The celebration will be attended by Pope Tawāḍrūs II of...
In Egypt a popular level of religion exists whereby celebrations of the Virgin Mary have had both Muslim and Christian participants.
The author presents an interview with Carolyn Ludwig, co-author of a new novel released by the American University in Cairo Press entitled, ‘The Churches of Egypt.’
The article explains the history of Monastery of Muharraq and describes the experience of 16 artists who stayed there for six days.
Walā’ Zayn al-Dīn writes about a symposium, entitled, ‘Modern Methods to Restore Church Relics,’ recently held by the Society for Reviving National Egyptian Heritage at the Journalists’ Syndicate. The symposium was organized in an effort to address the difficulties facing the restoration...
Mājid al-Rāhib writes about the superior status of women in Christianity.
Several articles in the Egyptian press shows how Egyptians were deeply touched by the impressive celebration, which took place on June 1st, in Saint Mary’s Coptic Church in Ma’adi, to commemorate the third millennium anniversary of the coming of the Holy Family to Egypt. It exposes how this...
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....
Watani interviewed Samir Mitri Gayed, a member of the National Egyptian Heritage Revival Association (N.E.H.R.A), a pressure group which is keen on opening up religious tourism in Egypt.
Tradition in the Coptic Orthodox Church has it that at present day Matariya, Joseph stuck his staff in the sand and Baby Jesus stretched out His hand and touched the staff, and a well of pure water sprung up there. The Family drank from the water, and Mary used it to wash the baby’s clothes. The...

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