Coptic Nun Mother Athanasia Killed by Extremists in Egypt

Abona Pavly (Facebook) - 6/7/16 +MEMORY ETERNAL+ Cairo- Egypt: Today, Mother Athanasia received the Crown of Martyrdom. She was gunned down by extremists of Muslims and gave her pure soul in Hands of our Lord Jesus Christ. She was a nun in the Monastery of Great St. George in Old Cairo. Our Lord Said to us in the Gospel ...

Meeting of the Coptic Orthodox Church Holy Synod Held in Cairo

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The British Orthodox Church - Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate - May 2015 Abba Seraphim, accompanied by Deacon Daniel Malyon, visited Cairo 22-29 May for the annual plenary meeting of the Holy Synod. As usual, they stayed at St. Mark’s Centre in Nasr City, where they were also joined by Shenouda Mamdouh, the BOC’s Egyptian Secretary; Fr., Arsaniuous ...

SPEECH ON THE HOLY MONASTERY OF ST. GEORGE – OLD CAIRO BY ARCHBISHOP MAKARIOS OF KENYA

April- May 2015 It is very difficult to know the exact date of the establishment of the Holy Monastery of St.George, since we don’t have enough information being related concerning the history of this very ancient monastery in Old Cairo. After some deep investigations, there is a possibility that the monastery was established during the sixth ...

Egypt: Restoration of the Monastery of St. George in Old Cairo

May - June 2014 The major restoration of the historic Greek Orthodox monastery of Saint George in Old Cairo is at its final stage. The monastery is a unique Rotunda in the Middle Eastern, which was a project carried out with the blessing of the Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, Theodore II. According to Greek news, ...

Lighting up the Hanging Church

19/7/2010 Sanaa’ Farouk The restoration project at the Church of the Holy Virgin in Old Cairo, popularly known as the Hanging Church, has now been completed. A launching ceremony was expected yesterday-Watani had already gone to press-to celebrate the securing of the Church against fire and theft. The new security measures, which also include neighbouring churches, have ...

ElBaradei visits Church, Prays in Mosque

Marwan Abdel Aziz 31/5/2010 Mohamed ElBaradei, potential candidate in next year's presidential elections, went to the Old Cairo district where he visited the historic hanging church, the Coptic museum and a Jewish synagogue, where he wrote in the guest book: "These holy places embody religious tolerance in Egypt; I hope that we all live together in peace." ElBaradei ...