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Cave Church in Cairo (aka Church of Saint Simon the Tanner).

This Cave Church in Cairo Can Sit 20,000 People And Was Built by the Garbage Collectors

Yes, this Cave Church in Cairo can sit 20,000 people and was built by the garbage collectors.¬†In Cairo, the Zabbaleen people are known as the “garbage collectors”. Almost all of them are Coptic Christians. They settle¬†down at the foot of Mokattam Mountains where the overpowering smell of garbage is too gross to handle. Unfortunately, to […]

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