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A seminar was held at the church of St. Mena in the district of Foum Al-Khaleg, Cairo under the title “The Coptic language and culture…How did they die out and how to revive them?” A debate developed between those who stress that the Coptic language disappeared as a result of the Islamic conquest...
In the light of the recent crisis around the Anba Antonius Monastery, the author comments on the policy of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in handling similar problems.
Coptic heritage in Old Cairo area was the main theme of the 2nd conference on Coptic culture, held at the Mar Mina Monastery on October 10-12 and organized by the Lovers of Coptic Heritage Society (LCHS) in tandem with the monastery.
Because of the criticism in the Egyptian press on Coptic migrants we continued our overview of contributions on the Copts Daily Digest (see for the first overview RNSAW, 2002, week 14A, art. 11). Many responses in the Digest are strongly polarizing.
The Coptic Orthodox Church celebrates the Epiphany on January 20. The writer gives a brief historical and religious background on the different ways of celebrating the feast.
The remains of Mark the Apostle remained in the hands of Egyptian Christians since his martyrdom in his church in Bolka [Alexandria] in 68 AD. The body remained there during the Byzantine rule. During the period of Pope Kyrillos VI, Pope Paul VI agreed to Pope Kyrillos’s demand to return the body...
The article reports about a new discovery at the Monastery of Mari-Mina in Foum Al-Khalej, a district in Cairo, which were found as a result of restoration work. During the restoration of the sanctuary of the Holy Nativity at the church of Mari-Girgis [Saint George] of the monastery four layers of...


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