Cathedral of Our Lady of Egypt

The Cathedral of Our Lady of Egypt, also called Coptic Catholic Cathedral of Cairo, is a Coptic Catholic church building at 39 Mustafa Fahmi Street in Cairo, Egypt.[1][2][3][4]

Cathedral of Our Lady of Egypt
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LocationCairo
Country Egypt
DenominationCatholic church (Coptic or Alexandrian rite)
Architecture
Architectural typechurch

The cathedral serves as the main church of the Catholic Coptic Patriarchate of Alexandria (Patriarchatus Alexandrinus Coptorum) which began in 1741 as an apostolic vicariate created by Pope Benedict XIV and which was elevated to its present status in 1895 under the pontificate of Pope Leo XIII with the bull "Christi Domini".

It is under the pastoral responsibility of the Patriarch Ibrahim Isaac Sidrak.

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  1. ^ http://www.gcatholic.org/churches/africa/1961.htm
  2. ^ Mattson, Brent. "The B.C. Catholic Paper - Praying for Egypt". www.bccatholic.ca. Archived from the original on 2017-02-03. Retrieved 2017-01-25.
  3. ^ "Ecumenical Meeting at the new Cathedral of Our Lady of Egypt, in Cairo (February 25, 2000) | John Paul II". w2.vatican.va. Retrieved 2017-01-25.
  4. ^ McPortl, Joanne (2016-12-13). "5 Things to know about Coptic Christians". Aleteia.org – Worldwide Catholic Network Sharing Faith Resources for those seeking Truth – Aleteia.org. Retrieved 2017-01-25.

Coordinates: 30°03′49″N 31°20′26″E / 30.063704°N 31.340636°E / 30.063704; 31.340636