Flight into Egypt
The Holy Family visited Gabal et-Tayr village in Minya during their flight into Egypt.
In the heart of a busy Islamic Cairo area, we asked a waiter in a local café for directions to Zuweila alley.
Follow our series rediscovering the places where Egyptians have long believed have been blessed by Christ, Virgin Mary and Saint Joseph.
In an interview with Egypt Today MP Sahar Talaat Mostafa said the Flight into Egypt pilgrimage will boost and affect religious tourism to Egypt tremendously.
The pope’s blessing comes as a mandatory step in the process of initiating the Roman Catholic pilgrimage program to Egypt.