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  Major General Nāṣir al-ʿAbd, Assistant Minister of Interior for the north of Upper Egypt, accompanied by Major General Fayṣal Diwīdār, Assistant Minister [of Interior] and Security Director of al-Minyā, as well as [other] security officials in the district, visited the headquarters of the Virgin...
  The village of al-Ṭayr Monastery, part of the Samālūṭ district in al-Minyā [governorate], welcomes millions of Muslims and Coptic visitors from different Egyptian governorates and Arab and global countries to celebrate the birth of the Virgin Mary. 
"The people of love stay alive even when they die” is a famous saying by Ibn al-Fāriḍ. This saying embodies the lived reality of millions of Egyptians, Muslims and Christians alike. Throughout Egypt, religious festivals have been held in the memory of prominent religious figures for hundreds of...
Dr. Wajdī al-Najdī, the owner of the mosque of the Virgin Mary in Minya, said that the works of construction in the mosque were completely finished. al-Najdī continued that some of the construction work for the hospital annexed to the mosque is still remaining, stressing that it will be concluded...
Dr. Lo'ay Mahmūd, director of the Bibliotheca Alexandria (BA,) Center for Coptic Studies announced that Dr. Tareq Mansūr, professor of history and civilization and dean of the Faculty of Arts at the `Ain-Shams University, Cairo, will deliver on September 25, 2016 a lecture entitled “The Merits Of...
A high-level source in the Vatican said Cairo has sent a request nominating Public Prosecutor ‘Abd al-Majīd Mahmūd for the post of ambassador to it more than 15 days ago, before a court acquitted defendants involved in case of assaults on protesters on February 2, 2011, known in the media as the...
This article focuses on the story of an Armenian orphanage during the 1915 Armenian genocide in Turkey. Many children whose parents were killed were sent to an orphanage near Beirut, where they were beaten, malnourished, and forced to convert to Islam. Many of these children died there.
Pope Shenouda states that the Holy Synod has not yet issued its statement about the appearance of Virgin Mary in al-Warāq. Additionally, he gives various pieces of advice to the Copts in his weekly sermon.
Islam values Christianity, Jesus Christ and his mother, the Virgin Mary.
Drs. Hulsman comments on a frequently referenced Qur’ānic verse that comments on compulsion in religion, and the misinterpretation that frequently accompanies the verse.

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