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Monica Hanna [Monica Ḥannā], a member of Egypt's Heritage Task Force, responded to a statement by the Ministry of Antiquities on the collapse of parts of the northern wall of the ancient church, referring to the words of Dr. Abū Bakr ʿAbd Allāh, Vice President of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish...
Dr. Monica Ḥannā, a member of Egypt's Heritage Task Force, filed a complaint to the Administrative Prosecution against the secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, the head of the Islamic and Coptic Antiquities Sector, and the director general of Islamic and Coptic Antiquities in...
On Tuesday, January 11, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities will hold a temporary archaeological exhibition at the Sharm al-Shaykh Museum under the title “The Journey of the Holy Family” for six months. Nine icons and three rare manuscripts are to be displayed for the first time on the occasion...
The Coptic Museum is considered one of the oldest and most important Egyptian museums, containing the largest collection of Coptic artifacts in the world. The museum was inaugurated in 1910 by Marcus Simaika Pasha [Marquṣ Sumayka], one of the most prominent Christian figures interested in the...
This ancient cave church, build above the cave known as Abū Sirja, is located in the area of Babylon in Old Cairo. Historians differ on the date they believe the church was founded; however, most accounts record it being built in the fourth century AD.
In response to complaints received on social media, the Crisis Management Team of the Egyptian Cabinet have intervened with regards to the sinking basement of the Church of the Virgin Mary in Maadi, resulting from the rising water levels of the Nile.  The necessary authorities from state agencies...
For hundreds of years, al-Minyā has been one of the most important stops of the Holy Family's journey from Asyūṭ to Sinai, which resided at Jabal al- Ṭayr (Mountain of the Birds) in Samāllūṭ, until a church named after the Virgin Mary was built on the banks of the Nile River.
The Diocese of Paris and Northern France is launching an initiative under the auspices of His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs and Bishop Marc, entitled “My Egyptian Coptic Heritage”, with the aim of educating future generations about their heritage.
The waters of the Nile flooded the lower floor of the Church of the Virgin Mary in Maadi [Maʿādī], due to the high water-level of the Nile. This led to the sinking of the basement, some rooms, and the walkway of the church, and it also threatened the structural integrity of the ancient church.
The Monastery of Saint Bīshāy in Sūhāj , also known as “The Red Monastery”, welcomed today, Jonathan Cohen, US Ambassador with the American Aid official and the director of the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE).

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