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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...
The weekly mentions AWR´s work in organizing Holy Family pilgrimages. the purpose of the Holy Family pilgrimages is to create an understanding between different cultures. AWR wants to encourage the visits of expatriates to any of the Holy Family locations because this will greatly enhance their...
Mrs. Suzanne Mubārak has attended a cultural night organized by the National Egyptian Heritage Revival Association (NEHRA) and watched a documentary on the Holy Family’s journey in Egypt.
The National Egyptian Heritage Revival Association [NEHRA] has organized, under the auspices of Mrs. Suzān Mubārak, a festival at the opera.
President of the National Egyptian Heritage Revival Association (NEHRA) is upset about the story of the Sunday Telegraph. He said it presents an angle he did not present. He believes there are too many guards at the site his organization restored but this is nothing new. Veash, however, had been...
For decades, the Egyptian government refused to include the Holy Virgin Tree in el-Matariya on the country´s heritage list of protected sites. As a result, the tree fell victim to unscrupulous locals who sold branches and sap to pilgrims. The president of the National Egyptian Heritage Revival...
Tāriq al-Qādī believes that the path of the Holy Family could serve as a major tourist attraction in Egypt.
Workshop for Egyptian journalists; women’s rights and women in Egyptian media..
Introducing and explaining the AWR logo. Report on the visit of the Hong Kong Council to Egypt, including their participation in the Palm Sunday celebrations in Sarakna.
Bishop Aghathon speaking about restoring the church in Ishneen al-Nasara.
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...
Mr. Sidhom praises the role played by the state in order to prepare for the celebrations of the visit of the Holy Family and the valuable contributions of the different ministries and official and local bodies. He also praise the proper handling of mass media broadcast, and TV) to this great event...

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