LIBRARY AT ST. CATHERINE’S MONASTERY REOPENS AFTER RESTORATION

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Orthochristian.com - 20/12/17 The collection of ancient handwritten manuscripts, preserved in the Monastery of St. Catherine on the Sinai Peninsula, has opened again for research upon completion of the first stage of restoration in the monastery library. The process of restoring part of the storage room has continued for nearly nine years, under the patronage of the ...

MEMORIAL TO VICTIMS OF SINAI TERRORIST PLANE CRASH BLESSED IN ST. PETERSBURG

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Orthochristian.com - 31/10/17 A monument to the victims of the 2015 terrorist attack against an A321 airbus over the Sinai Peninsula was opened in St. Petersburg’s Seraphimovsky Cemetery on this past Memorial Saturday, reports patriarchia.ru. On October 31, 2015, an airbus A321, operated by the Kogalymavia airline, crashed in the Sinai Peninsula en route from Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt) ...

Egypt Churches offer condolences for Russian plane crash over Sinai

Watani - November 2015 Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church last evening issued a statement offering his condolences and those of the Church for the victims of the Russian plane which crashed over the Sinai Peninsula during the dawn hours of Saurday 31 October. The plane was an Airbus A321 operated as a charter jet ...

2 Christians kidnapped Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula

17/6/14 CAIRO — Masked armed men, suspected to be Islamic militants, kidnapped two Coptic Christians in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula in two separate incidents, and clashes between Egyptian security forces and Islamist supporters of deposed president in the capital left one policeman dead on Monday, officials said. The abductions come as Egypt’s designated Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab is ...

Egypt’s Coptic churches on alert during Christmas holidays

Author Walaa Hussein Translator(s)Rani Geha December 2013 With the approach of Christmas celebrations, the Egyptian Church is tense in anticipation of violence and bombings against Coptic churches, similar to what happened when the Rabia al-Adawiya sit-in was broken up in August. The current tension is due to reports by Egyptian media outlets about a plot by Muslim Brotherhood militias to blow up a ...