MYS283: Christianity has a long and fruitful history in Egypt, and when witnesses reported apparitions of the Virgin Mary at a Coptic church in Cairo suburb of Zeitoun in 1968, thousands of people came to see. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss what happened there and whether the apparitions were genuine.
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Links for this episode:
- Our Lady of Zeitoun (Wikipedia)
- Zeitoun Memorial Foundation
- Coptic Orthodox Church
- Oriental Orthodox Churches
- Common Declaration of Paul VI and Shenouda III
- Coptic calendar
- Short Zeitoun documentary
- Cynthia Nelson’s article The Virgin of Zeitoun (paywall)
- Earthquake lights
- Derr and Persinger’s article on the geophysical interpretation of Zeitoun (paywall)
- Skeptoid podcast
- Parasociology posts, part 1
- Parasociology posts, part 2
- Mary in Islam
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