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On Friday 29th July, the summer school students went back in time to explore the strikingly unique and enigmatic ancient Egyptian culture. As inquisitive students, I think that we all share an interest in the past, and we were therefore curious to delve into the mysterious and majestic lives of the...
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...
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 parade of the ancient royal mummies arrived at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation (NMEC), after its journey that began from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square. The Pharaohs’ Golden Parade included 22 royal mummies (18 kings and four queens) dating back to the 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th...
ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Rayḥān, Director General of Archaeological Research, Studies and Scientific Publishing in South Sinai at the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, said that the appearance of songs in ancient Egyptian language during the procession of mummies and the celebration of the opening of the...
Dayr al- Sulṭān, which is located within the old city of Jerusalem, has sparked controversy recently after the continuous attempts of Ethiopian monks to control it, despite the right of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
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.

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