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An Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Christian priest throws holy water during a Palm Sunday mass in the Samaan el-Kharaz Monastery in the Mokattam Mountain area of Cairo, Egypt, April 24, 2016 (Reuters)
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Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Christian priests and deacons attend a Palm Sunday mass in the Samaan el-Kharaz Monastery in the Mokattam Mountain area of Cairo, Egypt, April 24, 2016 (Reuters)
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An Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Christian deacon boy plays after a Palm Sunday mass in the Samaan el-Kharaz Monastery in the Mokattam Mountain area of Cairo, Egypt, April 24, 2016 (Reuters)
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A boy receives communion from an Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Christian priest during a Palm Sunday mass in the Samaan el-Kharaz Monastery in the Mokattam Mountain area of Cairo, Egypt, April 24, 2016 (Reuters)
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Coptic Orthodox Christians attend a Palm Sunday mass in the Samaan el-Kharaz Monastery in the Mokattam Mountain area of Cairo, Egypt, April 24, 2016 (Reuters)
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Coptic Orthodox Christians attend a Palm Sunday mass in the Samaan el-Kharaz Monastery in the Mokattam Mountain area of Cairo, Egypt, April 24, 2016 (Reuters)
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Coptic Orthodox Christians attend a Palm Sunday mass in the Samaan el-Kharaz Monastery in the Mokattam Mountain area of Cairo, Egypt, April 24, 2016 (Reuters)
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An Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Christian priest throws holy water during a Palm Sunday mass in the Samaan el-Kharaz Monastery in the Mokattam Mountain area of Cairo, Egypt, April 24, 2016 (Reuters)
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Coptic Orthodox Christians attend a Palm Sunday mass in the Samaan el-Kharaz Monastery in the Mokattam Mountain area of Cairo, Egypt, April 24, 2016 (Reuters)
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An Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Christian deacon boy looks on during a Palm Sunday mass in the Samaan el-Kharaz Monastery in the Mokattam Mountain area of Cairo, Egypt, April 24, 2016 (Reuters)
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Egypt's Christians are celebrating Palm Sunday today, holding masses at churches across the country

Palm Sunday marks the day Jesus rode into Jerusalem, where he was greeted by cheering crowds bearing palm fronds, according to the Bible.

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