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Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
8/30/2023 12:30:00 PM
As Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church has recently celebrated the Feast of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin Mary, Al-Ahram Weekly sheds light on its characteristic rituals and vestments

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/1/2023 8:42:30 PM
This week the largest statue of the Holy Mother to date to grace the Virgin Mary Monastery in Dronka, near Assiut, was installed atop a 15 metre-high pedestal there.

Egypt - Society
4/29/2023 11:46:49 AM
The Church of the Virgin Mary, the Archangel Michael, Martyr Abu Sefein and St. Karas in Assiut’s Dairut city in Upper Egypt burned down early on Saturday in a massive fire caused by a gas leak.

Egypt - Courts & Law
4/9/2023 12:34:04 AM
The Coptic Orthodox Church announced on Saturday evening that no fatalities or injuries resulted from a limited fire that broke out at a church in north Cairo but was quickly controlled.

Egypt - Society
3/5/2023 11:22:34 AM
Head of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria inaugurated the Virgin Mary and Anba Bishoy Church in New Cairo’s Fifth Settlement on Saturday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
1/3/2023 9:40:37 PM
Zahi Hawass reviews the route taken by the Holy Family in Egypt after they fled the persecution of king Herod in the early years of the first century CE

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
9/23/2022 5:47:00 PM
The site of the Virgin Mary Tree in Matariya was inaugurated this week as a new stop on the Holy Family Trail in Egypt.

Egypt - Society
8/21/2022 11:01:27 PM
Fires that broke out on Sunday in two monasteries in Upper Egypt’s Assiut and Minya were extinguished with no casualties, said the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Centre in statements.

Egypt - Courts & Law
4/9/2022 12:39:28 PM
The Public Prosecution ordered the detention of the man accused of murdering Arsanios Wadid — the Coptic priest of the Church of the Virgin Mary and Mar Boulos in Alexandria — for four days pending investigations.

Egypt - Society
4/8/2022 1:11:22 PM
Egypt’s Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb offered his condolences on Thursday to Head of the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros and Christians over the murder of Arsanios Wadid, the Priest of the Church of the Virgin Mary and Mar Boulos in Alexandria.

Egypt - Society
9/13/2021 2:39:19 PM
Six priests participated in the inauguration of the church located in the seventh district of Obour City

Egypt - Politics
6/2/2021 1:33:00 PM
The pope advised incorporating the Holy Family’s journey in Egypt into school curricula

Heritage - Walks
6/1/2021 3:09:00 PM
As Egypt promotes the trail of the Holy Family as a major tourist experience, Ahram Online republishes an account of stops and cities where the Virgin Mary, Joseph and Jesus found safety and shelter in the country

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
5/29/2021 11:18:00 AM
The site of the Virgin Mary Tree in Matareya in Cairo is to reopen soon after renovation

Egypt - Politics
3/22/2021 4:17:47 PM
Development operations included renovating the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Sakha, Kafr El-Sheikh

World - International
9/18/2020 6:43:40 PM

Egypt - Politics
8/22/2020 1:24:14 PM
Anthropologist Nahla Emam says Egyptians’ celebration of the Assumption of Virgin Mary is part of a wider cross-religion love of El-Adra

Heritage - Heritage special
8/20/2020 5:52:38 PM
Priest Dawood Makram, in his study of Coptic moulids, provides a rich analysis of one of the primary forms of folk culture and belief

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
7/9/2020 8:02:00 PM
Ahram Weekly explores the latest exhibition on the Holy Family’s journey through Egypt

Egypt - Politics
1/16/2020 7:46:00 PM
Egyptian MP John Talaat described the show as an “offense to Jesus and to his mother the Virgin Mary”

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