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Amid virus, Coptic Orthodox Church celebrates Assumption of Virgin Mary
Egypt

Amid virus, Coptic Orthodox Church celebrates Assumption of Virgin Mary

Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church on Saturday celebrated the Assumption of the Virgin Mary amid measures to control the coronavirus pandemic,…
Pope Tawadros II opens Sohag’s Abu Fam Cathedral
Egypt

Pope Tawadros II opens Sohag’s Abu Fam Cathedral

Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark, opened on Tuesday the Cathedral of Abu Fam the…
Egyptian Coptic Christians celebrate Feast of the Assumption of Mary
Egypt

Egyptian Coptic Christians celebrate Feast of the Assumption of Mary

The Egyptian Coptic Christian community concluded the Virgin’s Fast Monday, which began August 7, said Mohsen George, member of the…
Waiting for the sun: Sensory overload and a never-ending party in the Peruvian Andes
Life & Style

Waiting for the sun: Sensory overload and a never-ending party in the Peruvian Andes

It was to be a mind-bending spectacle. The sun would rise, and then again, and again, so that three fiery…
Copts celebrate Virgin Mary’s flight into Egypt
Egypt

Copts celebrate Virgin Mary’s flight into Egypt

Thousands of Copts on Tuesday celebrated the Virgin Mary’s flight into Egypt and performed the “Renaissance” prayer on the last day…
Disappointments at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival
Cinema/TV

Disappointments at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival

DOHA - The third Doha Tribeca Film Festival kicked off Tuesday with the US$55 million production “Black Gold,” a co-production…
Virgin Mary appears in Alexandria?
Egypt

Virgin Mary appears in Alexandria?

Hundreds of Copts gathered in front of churches in the coastal city of Alexandria after reported sightings of the Virgin…
Trial of church bombing suspects adjourned to 2 November
Egypt

Trial of church bombing suspects adjourned to 2 November

The Supreme State Security Court on Sunday decided to postpone trying suspects accused of igniting sectarian strife in Imbaba. The…
The ghost of the Virgin Mary in Egypt: a history
Archaeology

The ghost of the Virgin Mary in Egypt: a history

Since 11 December, Coptic Christians in Egypt have been reporting, and circulating news about, sightings of apparitions of the Virgin…
Coptic pope endorses Mary sightings
Egypt

Coptic pope endorses Mary sightings

"If you don't believe in the Virgin Mary or in her divine intercession, you won't be able to see her,"…
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