Monks in Egypt’s Lawless Sinai Hope to Preserve an Ancient Library

Ladan Cher / Sinai Deser - 23/7/13 Just as they have done for 17 centuries, the Greek Orthodox monks of St. Catherine’s Monastery in Egypt’s Sinai desert and the local Jabaliya Bedouins worked together to protect the monastery when the 2011 revolution thrust Egypt into a period of uncertainty. “There was a period in the early days of ...