Saint Catherine's Monastery, located at the foot of Mount Sinai, is recognized as the world's oldest continuously operating monastery.
The idea of the Abrahamic Religion is “categorically unacceptable,” Pope Tawadros II told the Egyptian T.V. on Friday.
In a cable of greetings posted by all Egyptian embassies on social media platforms, President also wished that Egypt would realize more progress and prosperity.
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It is impossible for all humans to agree on just one religion, that is why freedom of religion is “one of the most precious human rights,” Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb said at the tenth anniversary of the Egyptian Family House initiative.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and patriarch of the See of St. Mark, inaugurated the Cathedral of St. Macarius at his monastery in Wadi El-Natrun on Tuesday.
June 1 marks the day in which Egypt embraced the Holy Family, where they found safety and security among its people for more than three years.
A number of bishops, besides a limited number of people, had attended the prayer, amid restrictive precautionary measures against the coronavirus pandemic.
In a cable, the premier wished all Egyptian Copts a happy Easter, according to a statement from the cabinet on Friday.
The monks will continue holding the mass with one of the servants in the absence of churchgoers, according to a statement issued by the church on Friday.
For the first time in 17 years, Egypt has applied the Natrun Valley monastery complex to the UNESCO World Heritage List in hopes it becomes the eighth site of the country's.
works of recording and documenting the fragments of the Jewish temples almost completed.
During the trial, Ash’eyaa pleaded not guilty, claiming that he was framed, al-Dostor newspaper reported.
Bishop Epiphanius was found dead on July 29 inside the monastery and two monks, who were kept in detention pending investigation, confessed their crime.
There are more than 1,000 churches across the island but the Holy Spirit Church is particularly unique.
The expelled monk Ash’eyaa and Monk Faltaous al-Makary were charged with the “deliberate murder” of Bishop Epiphanius.
The monks’ letter, which depended on a study conducted by St. Macarius Monastery, described the current monastic system in Egypt as "bitter".
The 33-year-old monk confessed that he helped the expelled monk Ash’eyaa of the St. Macarius Monastery, who is currently detained for 15 days pending investigation, in killing the bishop.
“A faithful monk, but not aware of the seriousness of the wrong theological expression,” Pope Shenouda described Father Matthew in his writings.
In case of criminal prosecution, monks are deprived of their priesthood, in accordance with the Church law.