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World - International
3/30/2024 3:13:43 PM
The Vatican confirmed Pope Francis would preside over the Easter Vigil service on Saturday night after he decided at the last minute to skip his participation in the Good Friday procession at the Colosseum as a health precaution.

World - International
4/12/2023 11:04:17 AM
President Joe Biden is in Northern Ireland on Wednesday to participate in marking the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement that brought peace to this part of the United Kingdom after the U.S. helped negotiate an end to decades of sectarian violence that killed thousands.

World - Region
4/8/2023 11:18:53 PM
Pope Francis returned to public view on Saturday, presiding over Easter vigil Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, a day after unseasonably chilly weather in Rome convinced the recently ailing pontiff to skip Good Friday's nighttime procession at the Colosseum.

Egypt - Society
4/22/2022 8:41:18 PM
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Sea of Saint Mark, led Good Friday mass at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo's Abbasiya district, attended by hundreds of worshipers and a host of bishops and priests.

Egypt - Politics
4/22/2022 12:37:00 PM
Around the world, Orthodox Christian communities today mark the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, ahead of the resurection on Easter Sunday

Egypt - Politics
5/1/2021 11:26:58 AM
The fire broke at 9pm following the conclusion of Good Friday prayers

Egypt - Politics
4/30/2021 6:51:25 PM
A number of bishops, renowned Archdeacon Ibrahim Ayad and a small number of people attended the prayers at the Cathedral amid strict coronavirus measures

Egypt - Politics
4/17/2021 5:59:17 PM
Other churches will adopt a set of precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the pandemic, including holding mass at a capacity of 25 percent

World - International
9/17/2020 12:07:34 PM
PM Johnson's move to break parts of the EU divorce deal relating to Northern Ireland has triggered fears it could undermine the 1998 Good Friday peace accord

World - International
4/10/2020 8:25:35 PM

World - International
3/25/2018 9:01:59 AM
The current standoff between Russia and the UK plays in the hands of their two leaders

World - International
4/15/2017 10:52:33 AM

Egypt - Politics
4/14/2017 7:16:07 PM
Christians around Egypt also marked Good Friday in churches around the country only days after Bloody Sunday

Multimedia -
4/14/2017 3:01:57 PM

Egypt - Politics
4/11/2015 10:03:10 PM
Coptic Easter is calculated as the first Sunday after the Passover full moon

Egypt - Politics
4/10/2015 4:54:30 PM
Security has reportedly been upped across the country to protect churches

World - Region
4/26/2011 3:01:04 PM
As the Syrian government continues its bloody crackdown on civilian protests, the West is looking into sending 'a strong signal' to the Assad regime

World - Region
4/26/2011 11:35:01 AM
Troops continue to shoot at protesters but activists say people will hold their ground as the West seeks a UN Security Council 'condemnation'

World - Region
4/24/2011 5:35:58 PM
Crackdown by the Syrian government since massive protests erupted on Friday kills 120 people

World - Region
4/23/2011 11:07:55 PM
Syrian forces fire on protesters with six killed, activists say, after more than 100 people killed on "Good Friday"

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