Saint Joseph Institute for Family & Life concluded the 61th pre-marriage

In the presence of His Eminence Bishop Claudio Lorati, Bishop of the Latin Church in Egypt, the Saint Joseph Institute for Family and Life On …

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Pontifical Academy for Life annual general assembly:” Public Health in Global Perspective: Pandemic, Bioethics, Future”

Partcipation of Dr. Mounir Farag, founder of Saint Joseph Institue for Family Life and Bioethics (SJI), and Dr. Sandra Azab researcher at SJI institute, at …

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The Call for AI Ethics was signed in Rome – Saint Joseph Institute Joining Rome Call For Ethics

The Call for AIEthics was signed in Rome February 28th2020 signed in Rome by Microsoft, IBM, FAO –Building momentum on the ethical approach towards Artificial Intelligence endorsedby Pope …

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Pope Francis to mark fifth anniversary of ‘Amoris laetitia’ with year dedicated to family

Pope Francis announced Sunday a special year dedicated to the family, marking the fifth anniversary of the publication of his apostolic exhortation Amoris laetitia. In his …

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Our History

Saint Joseph Institute has been established in 1994, the International Year of the Family (IYF) in  the same time of the International Conference on Population and Development Cairo (ICPD).

The headquarter was established in Cairo, followed by the establishment of the other branches all over Egypt; Alexandria, Minya, Assiut, Sohag, Luxor and Aswan, as well as in some other countries than Egypt. 


Dr. Farag is the founder & Director of Saint Joseph Institute for Family and Bioethics in Egypt and Middle East (1994). The center offers Family counseling preparation before marriage. Saint Joseph Institute is the only center in Egypt accredited for the World Organization Ovulation Method of Billings WOOMB (Natural Fertility Regulation ) being adviser to the Billings Ovulation Method BOM board of Directors Australia.


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