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Hosanna

HOSANNA Hebrew word, meaning “save us.” In the Coptic liturgy, it relates to Palm Sunday. In the 12th century, Abu al-Makarim wrote his book, the History of the Churches and Monasteries in Egypt. The feast of Palm Sunday was a special ceremony in his church (Church of the Holy Virgin in Haret Zuwylah in Old …

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Watani

WATANI Watani is an Egyptian weekly Sunday newspaper published in Cairo, Egypt, and sold worldwide and is also available at website, www.wataninet.com. Watani provides complete coverage on national news and civil life, but distinguishes itself with a special focus on Coptic religious experience, culture, heritage, contributions to Egyptian society and world civilization, as well as …

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Patriarch Gabriel III

PATRIARCH GABRIEL III The life of the monk and priest Ghubriyāl, who eventually became Coptic patriarch Gabriel III (usually counted as the 77th patriarch, 1268–1271), bears witness to both the flourishing of literary and scientific activity as well as to the turbulence of ecclesiastical and social affairs that characterize Coptic Orthodox history in the middle decades …

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