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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
3/25/2024 11:51:09 AM
Pope Francis decided at the last minute to skip his homily during Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Square, avoiding a strenuous speech at the start of a busy Holy Week that will test his increasingly frail health.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
3/24/2024 9:05:32 PM
Thousands of Christian faithful attended Palm Sunday celebrations at Jerusalem’s sacred Mount of Olives, marking the first day of Holy Week as conflict surges across the region.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/19/2022 6:57:16 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling for a four-day ``humanitarian pause'' in fighting in Ukraine, starting Thursday to coincide with Orthodox Christians' Holy Week observances.

Multimedia - In Pictures
4/14/2022 10:32:26 PM

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/10/2022 2:16:03 PM
Pope Francis opened Holy Week Sunday with a call for an Easter truce in Ukraine to make room for a negotiated peace, highlighting the need for leaders to ``make some sacrifices for the good of the people.''

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
4/28/2021 10:02:00 AM
The sound of church bells and the call to prayer provides an enchanting backdrop to the historic neighbourhood of Old Cairo

Egypt - Politics
4/25/2021 2:33:00 PM
The majority of dioceses will adopt a set of precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the pandemic, including holding masses at a capacity of 25 percent of the congregation

Egypt - Politics
4/18/2021 12:25:39 PM
The move makes the Beni Suef Diocese the first to fully suspend prayers and services through the Holy Week that starts with Palm Sunday and ends on Easter Sunday.

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
3/28/2021 11:47:11 AM
Two suspected suicide bombers attacked a Catholic church in the Indonesian city of Makassar on Sunday, wounding fourteen people on the first day of the Easter Holy Week, officials said

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
4/21/2020 4:45:49 PM
Could the current Covid-19 pandemic be an opportunity to reshape the world for the better, asks Sameh Fawzy

World - International
4/5/2020 12:16:28 PM

Egypt - Politics
4/2/2020 10:32:07 PM
Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church extends suspension of prayers, including Holy Week services, due to coronavirus

Life & Style - Food
4/22/2019 3:29:37 PM
The unpresumptuous bistro is a perfect destination for a mix of Egyptian and intercontinental cuisine

Egypt - Politics
4/21/2019 5:39:04 PM
Rites and referendums. Ahram Online visits a number of Cairo districts with significant Coptic populations at the beginning of the Easter Holy week

Egypt - Politics
4/2/2018 8:40:51 PM
Five Air Sinai flights have already left from Cairo to Tel Aviv

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

Egypt - Features
4/8/2015 9:30:39 PM
Pilgrims heading to Jerusalem from Cairo during Holy Week increased during 2015, sparking renewed debate on the stance of the Coptic Church in continuing to prohibit travel to occupied Palestine

Egypt - Politics
2/23/2013 12:26:06 PM
Voting in Egypt’s parliamentary poll scheduled to take place during Holy Week and Easter, sparking criticism from Coptic Christians who say it will affect percentage of Coptic votes

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