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Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
4/30/2024 9:23:52 PM
Nevine El-Aref explores the rich history of Alexandria’s Abu Mena Monastery and the work being done to remove it from the UNESCO World Heritage in Danger List in the first of a series of articles on Egypt’s World Heritage Sites

Egypt - Society
3/20/2024 11:01:57 PM
Head of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Tawadros II, said on Wednesday that the suspects in the murder of three Egyptian monks who were killed last week at the St. Mark and St. Samuel the Confessor Monastery in South Africa are still under investigation.

Egypt - Society
3/19/2024 5:29:37 PM
Head of the Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros II led on Tuesday the funeral service of the three Egyptian Coptic monks who were killed at a monastery in South Africa last week.

Egypt - Society
3/18/2024 11:02:06 PM
The Head of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros II will lead Tuesday in Cairo the funeral service of the three Egyptian Coptic monks who were killed last week at a monastery in Cullinan, South Africa.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/15/2024 4:40:08 PM
Two men accused of murdering three Egyptian Coptic monks earlier this week at a monastery in Cullinan, South Africa, appeared before a South African court on Thursday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/13/2024 2:08:44 PM
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it is “closely” following the investigation into the killing of three Egyptian monks at a Coptic monastery of Saint Mark the Apostle and Saint Samuel the Confessor in the South African city of Johannesburg.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/12/2024 9:34:13 PM
Three Egyptian monks were killed in a criminal attack inside a Coptic monastery of Saint Mark the Apostle and Saint Samuel the Confessor in the South African city of Johannesburg, the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church announced on Tuesday.

World - International
9/24/2023 6:52:57 PM
Gunmen holed up in a northern Kosovo monastery clashed with authorities Sunday, according to Prime Minister Albin Kurti, hours after a police officer was killed when a patrol was hit by an ambush involving firearms and explosives.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
9/7/2023 9:33:00 AM
The monasteries of Saint George and Saint Pisentius in Naqada in Qena governorate have been inaugurated following their restoration

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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
6/29/2023 3:53:00 PM
Al-Ahram Weekly commemorates the journey of the Holy Family into Egypt and the Feast of the Martyr Abskhairoun Al-Qalini by visiting the Monastery of St Mark the Apostle in Wadi Al-Natroun.

Multimedia - In Pictures
4/15/2023 10:26:58 PM

Egypt - Society
4/9/2023 12:40:38 PM
Egypt's Pope Tawadros II, head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, led the Palm Sunday mass at the Saint Pishoy Monastery in Wadi El-Natroun, Behaira.

World - War in Ukraine
4/1/2023 7:16:27 PM
Protesters faced off outside a historic monastery in the Ukrainian capital on Saturday after the home of a leading clergyman was raided by the security services.

World - War in Ukraine
3/26/2023 11:38:35 AM
The courtyards of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra have been busy with more than just the usual worshippers, going to and from its churches in the sprawling monastic complex that is Ukraine’s most revered Orthodox site.

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.

World - Region
6/19/2022 11:14:57 AM
A Syrian desert monastery that was once a hub for interfaith dialogue, attracting tens of thousands, has reopened to visitors after more than a decade of war and isolation.

Multimedia - In Pictures
4/24/2022 2:18:46 PM

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/20/2022 12:10:00 PM
Ethiopians have attempted to assault Egyptian monks and defaced an Egyptian flag drawn on the door of Deir El-Sultan Monastery in Jerusalem’s Old City on Tuesday, according to the Coptic ME Sat channel.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
4/6/2022 8:47:04 PM
Skirmishes echoing in the distance. Sleeping in a car, or a couple of nights in a Ukrainian monastery in the war zone. Driving gingerly through countless checkpoints staffed by jumpy Ukrainian or Russian soldiers.

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