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On Saturday 30th June, the Summer School Group visited the Salam Medical Centre in Qanatir. The Salam Medical Centre is a living example of how Muslim-Christian cooperation can function to help the wider community and create peacebuilding opportunities. Students enjoyed a talk and a guided tour at...
  The visual artist Injī Aflāṭūn, whose birthday was honored by Google Doodle, was born on April 16th, 1924, and passed away on April 1989.
The Church has always defended Egypt and defended its soil, and supported it in times of adversity and tribulations, as evidenced by history and the most prominent evidence of the rejection of Pope Buṭrus al-Jāwlī, the Russian protection of the Copts during the reign of Muḥammad ʿAlī on the...
The fifth Alawi ruler over Egypt, Khedive Ismā’īl is also called the second founder of Modern Egypt after his grandfather Muḥammad ʿAlī who launched Egypt's modernization project that involved building a new army and suggesting a new map for the country.
The General Egyptian Book Organization (GEBO) published a new book entitled ‘The Egyptian society and western culture 1798-1952’ written by researcher Muḥammad Rajab Tammām.
One of the oldest and most important churches in the republic and the world, and was part of the journey of the Holy Family in Egypt. According to priest Mattiyās Murīs, the church was prepared under the supervision of Patriarch Buṭrus Buṭrus Basṭūrūs, under-Secretary General of the Diocese of Kafr...
Since ʿAmr ibn al-ʿĀṣ conquered Egypt in the seventh century, the Coptic and Jewish genuine citizens have been treated as ‘ahl al-dhimma’ (people under protection), that is, they had to pay an annual tax, with the exemption of male minors and elders, as both either did not reach the legal age of...
Right in the heart of the Egyptian upper-middle class district, Heliopolis, north of Cairo, precisely, close to the Maydān al-Jāmiʿ Square, lies a popular district called ʿIzbat Al-Muslimīn, translated, the Muslim Manor. Despite its name, the majority of the district’s residents are Christians.
There are many arguments regarding why women have stopped reading Qur’an out loud; it has been claimed that it was an attempt to constrain women in their social lives. Historically, women were used to mourn loudly at funerals in an attempt to create an emotional scene. Over time, the cultural base...

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