Egypt applies for 8th world heritage site with Natrun Valley

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 - 08:00 GMT

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.

Interfaith Forum delegations arrive at religion hub St. Catherine

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 - 01:58 GMT

St. Catherine Airport received Friday delegations participating in the Interfaith Forum, hosted in the South Sinai city with sites holy to the three Abrahamic religions.

Pope expresses ‘pain’ over attack on Coptic Christians

Sun, 04 Nov 2018 - 02:20 GMT

Pope Francis said he was pained today over an attack, claimed by Islamic State, on Coptic Christians in Egypt which left seven dead.

Assiut: Holy Family’s last stop on the way back to Palestine

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 02:13 GMT

After staying for more than six months in a cavern, now Muharraq Monastery, Saint Joseph was told in a dream to go back to Palestine.

Ep.8: Holy Family in Egypt – Virgin’s Mary Tree in Heliopolis

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 - 02:00 GMT

In their flight to Egypt, the Holy Family always settled next to a spring. They found one in Heliopolis, Northern Cairo.

Wadi El Rayan Monastery turns into touristic spot

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 01:53 GMT

Wadi El Rayan Monastery finally turns into a touristic spot after reconciliation between the government and the church

Pope Tawadros ordains 2 priests for churches in US, Canada

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 - 07:33 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Marks Diocese on Sunday ordained two new priests for churches in the US and Canada's Ontario.

Saint Katherine: A Trilogy of beauty, serenity and safety

Mon, 29 May 2017 - 10:18 GMT

Saint Katherine is located in South Sinai on a plateau about 1,600 meters above sea level.

Egypt’s police kill terrorist involved in Sinai checkpoint attack

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 - 09:24 GMT

Terrorist involved in Saint Catherine checkpoint attack was killed in a police shooting Wednesday