The Hanging Church is specialized in the Virgin

The Hanging Church is specialized in the Virgin

The Hanging Church is specialized in the Virgin and contains sanctuaries on her and Saints John the Baptist and George. The church held many important ceremonies for the Coptic hierarchy in Cairo. These generally include the choice and burial of the patriarchs, the former occurring from the eleventh to the fourteenth centuries as the latter only between the eleventh and twelfth centuries, in addition to the consecration of sacred oil and judgment of heresy trials; Choosing the date of Easter for each year was another important procedure which was held during. These operations are held in the Hanging Church as a result of movement of the patriarchal seat in the eleventh century to Cairo from Alexandria.



The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities


The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities


The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities


The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities


The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities


The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities


The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities


The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities


The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities


The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities


The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities


The Hanging Church-Egyptian Coptic Antiquities



Saint Virgin Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church also known as the Hanging Church – church pictures



City: Cairo
Region: Kom Ghorab, Old Cairo
Place: The Hanging Church
Date: 6-8-2022
Location: see on map