Articles tagged: Cairo
THE POWER OF GATHERING IN UNITY: A BLOG FROM EGYPT
Exactly 10 years ago today, on 11 November 2011, Christians in Egypt gathered to lift up their homeland in an extraordinary, interdenominational night of prayer. A decade on, Egyptian Christians’ ability to gather has been restricted by COVID-19 – until now. Mary Joseph, SAT-7’s Communications Officer in Cairo, tells us more.
LOOKING BACK ON CAIRO’S STRANGE SUMMER
As countries around the world adapt to post-lockdown life, SAT-7 Egypt journalist Mary Joseph reflects on an unusual summer in Cairo, where the usually bustling streets went still. While many Egyptians flocked to beaches, those who stayed in Cairo faced a strange new reality – and for Mary, the only comfort to be found was in the Church.
SAT-7 SHARES JOY AS CAIRO WORSHIPPERS FILL STREETS
In Cairo this New Year’s Eve, so many believers gathered to begin 2019 in an atmosphere of praise and prayer that the 4,000-capacity Kasr el Dobara Evangelical Church (KDEC) had to expand into the street.
MAY THIS CHRISTMAS BE A NEW BEGINNING
The Egyptian people are facing youth unemployment, widespread poverty, an unstable economy and continuing human rights violations. But Egypt is also home to the Middle East’s largest Christian population – and despite violent attacks in recent years, the Egyptian Church is faithful and thriving.
A STRONG CHRISTMAS SPIRIT IN THE SAT-7 EGYPT STUDIOS
In preparation for SAT-7 Egypt’s Christmas programming production, SAT-7 staff and guests prove that the Spirit of Christmas is within hearts despite practical difficulties.
COPTIC YOUTH MEET POPE AT PIONEERING EVENT
Something very special took place at a recent youth conference in Cairo, Egypt. The first-ever Coptic Orthodox World Youth Week saw young people from 50 countries join together and spend time with Pope Tawadros II.
FINDING TRUTH ON THE BIG SCREEN
As an alternative to the Hollywood film industry, SAT-7 recently began screening a series that introduces viewers to some of the best Arab-language films that offer valuable and truthful insights into human experience.
NEW DOCUMENTARY ON CAIRO’S CHRISTIAN HISTORY
Egypt’s capital is home to many churches that illustrate the country’s rich Christian history. SAT-7 ARABIC is producing Christians of the East, a new documentary that will bring this fascinating, little-known past to life by telling the stories of Cairo’s churches.