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PHOTO GALLERY: Egyptian Christians celebrate Christmas at St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Cairo


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Police and security guard during a mass on Christmas eve outside Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in the capital of Cairo, Egypt December 24, 2017 Reuters
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A priest holds a statuette of baby Jesus during a mass on Christmas eve at Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Cairo, Egypt December 24, 2017 Reuters
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A priest leads the Christmas eve mass at Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Cairo, Egypt December 24, 2017 Reuters
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An Egyptian Catholic woman lights candle during a mass on Christmas eve at Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in the capital of Cairo, Egypt December 24, 2017 Reuters
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Members of the choir sing hymns during a Christmas eve mass at Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Cairo, Egypt December 24, 2017 Reuters
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Egyptian Catholics stand in line to receive Holy Communion during a mass on Christmas eve at Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in the capital of Cairo, Egypt December 24, 2017 Reuters
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Members of the congregation stand in line to receive Holy Communion during a Christmas eve mass at Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Cairo, Egypt December 24, 2017 Reuters
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An Egyptian Catholic woman lights candle during a mass on Christmas eve at Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in the capital of Cairo, Egypt December 24, 2017 Reuters
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Egyptian Catholic nuns pray during a mass on Christmas eve at Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in the capital of Cairo, Egypt December 24, 2017 Reuters
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Lit candles are seen at Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church on Christmas eve in Cairo, Egypt December 24, 2017 Reuters
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While Coptic Orthodox Egyptians, who make up 90 percent of all Christians in the country, celebrate Christmas on 7 January, a minority of Christian Egyptians observe the holiday on 25 December

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