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Amazing Egyptian Cave Churches are Carved Out of Solid Rock in Cairo

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 31, 2014 01:07 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Jul 30, 2014


A marginalized minority of Coptic Christians in a Muslim-majority country, the Zabbaleen were forcibly relocated to the outskirts of Cairo by the government in 1969. After creating a new home at Mokattam, they also carved the Monastery of Saint Simon into




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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