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Bishop Silwanis, Bishop and Head of St. Anba Bākhūmius Monastery, in the city of Luxor, on Saturday morning, completed the ritual of the ordination of the monks of four monastic students in the monastery, with the participation of Bishop Yūsāb, Bishop of Luxor Diocese.
Thousands of Egyptian Christians are expected to participate in the yearly commemoration of St. George, or Mār Jirjis, in the monastery of al-Ruzayqāt, south-west of Luxor. 
Despite the clear instructions of the Minister of Interior for intensed security presence around all the churches during feast celebrations, none of the necessary security forces have appeared. "The security is hidden ... we trust that we are in the hands of God .. our Lord protector," the...
The article explains the history of Monastery of Muharraq and describes the experience of 16 artists who stayed there for six days.
On August 2, 1997 the L.A Times published an alleged claim of Christians being tortured in Pakistan, but at the same time, nothing was mentioned about the confirmed massacres perpetrated daily by Israel, protected by the right of veto. On August 14, 1997, the same newspaper published an...
This article discusses Coptic Monasticism, its conditions, types and features.
Bishop Saweris, the confession father of the expelled monk, said that he confessed his sins three months before he was expelled in 1996. The bishop said he tried to reform him after he became suspicious about his behavior. When failed to reform him, he expelled him from the monastic order and...
Both Christians and Muslims ought to be proud of the Coptic history of Egypt and of the unique role of the Coptic Church on both national and spiritual levels. The reason for such pride is that it represents a link in the chain of Egyptian history. The author expressed the opinion that nations do...
Copts prepare to celebrate Easter next Sunday [11 April 1999], and Egypt’s monasteries are making ready. It is the desert fathers who caused the monastic movement to bloom worldwide, and it is their spiritual heirs who continue to take the vows today.."
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