Palm Sunday

Coptic Christians in Egypt celebrate Palm Sunday
Egypt

Coptic Christians in Egypt celebrate Palm Sunday

Millions of Coptic Christians in Egypt and abroad are celebrating Palm Sunday, the seventh Sunday of Great Lent, and known…
Black curtains across Egypt’s churches show sorrow over Christ’s crucifixiction
Egypt

Black curtains across Egypt’s churches show sorrow over Christ’s crucifixiction

Coptic Orthodox buildings across Egypt abroad have decorated black flags and curtains on their walls and entrances, showing sorrow over…
Jerusalem’s Palm Sunday march scaled back due to coronavirus
Middle East

Jerusalem’s Palm Sunday march scaled back due to coronavirus

JERUSALEM (AP) — A small group of Franciscan monks and Roman Catholic faithful took to the streets of Jerusalem’s Christian…
Copts celebrate Palm Sunday commemorating entry of Christ into Jerusalem
Egypt

Copts celebrate Palm Sunday commemorating entry of Christ into Jerusalem

Egypt’s Copts have celebrated the “Shaanin” or Palm Sunday commemorating Christ’s triumphal entry into the city of Jerusalem surrounded by worshippers…
Mozambique town marks Palm Sunday amid cyclone ruins
World

Mozambique town marks Palm Sunday amid cyclone ruins

Christians in the cyclone-devastated Mozambican town of Buzi on Sunday celebrated Palm Sunday among ruins — a month after Cyclone…
Tanta Bishop opens museum commemorating martyrs of St George’s Church
Egypt

Tanta Bishop opens museum commemorating martyrs of St George’s Church

The Bishop of Tanta City, Anba Paula, opened on Tuesday the shrine for the martyrs of St. George’s Church, commemorating the…
Photos: joy among Copts during mass in churches across Egypt
Egypt

Photos: joy among Copts during mass in churches across Egypt

Thousands of Coptic Christians attended mass in several churches across different governorates including Alexandria, Gharbia and Minya, amid an atmosphere of…
Mass held to mark 40 days since Palm Sunday church bombings in Alexandria, Tanta
Egypt

Mass held to mark 40 days since Palm Sunday church bombings in Alexandria, Tanta

St Mark’s Orthodox Church held mass on Saturday to mark 40 days since the Palm Sunday bombings which claimed the lives of 18…
Suspect accused of involvement in church bombings released
Egypt

Suspect accused of involvement in church bombings released

Red Sea security services released Ali Mahmoud Mohamed Hassan on Saturday. His name was included in Interior Ministry’s list of…
Churches cancel Easter Sunday celebrations to mourn Passover victims
Egypt

Churches cancel Easter Sunday celebrations to mourn Passover victims

Egyptian Coptic Orthodox churches decided on Wednesday to cancel Easter Sunday celebrations, which mark the resurrection of Jesus Christ, as…
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