Coptic christmas

Without an audience, Alexandria’s Pope Tawadros II heads Christmas Mass at Wadi al-Natrun
Egypt

Without an audience, Alexandria’s Pope Tawadros II heads Christmas Mass at Wadi al-Natrun

Like many years past, the celebration of the Coptic Christmas Mass, led by Pope Tawadros II begins Wednesday at 8:45…
Egypt’s Christians celebrate Christmas amid tight security
Egypt

Egypt’s Christians celebrate Christmas amid tight security

Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Christians flocked to churches Wednesday night to attend Masses on Christmas Eve across the predominantly Muslim country,…
PM greets Pope Tawadros over Coptic Christmas
Egypt

PM greets Pope Tawadros over Coptic Christmas

Pope Tawadros II, leader of Egypt’s Copts, received on Tuesday Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawy to offer felicitations over Coptic Christmas at…
Tawadros II prays for Egypt, Morsy on Christmas
Egypt

Tawadros II prays for Egypt, Morsy on Christmas

Coptic Pope Tawadros II expressed hope Sunday that God would protect Egypt and President Mohamed Morsy and prayed that the country’s…
A reluctant holiday: Many Copts won’t fully celebrate Christmas
Life & Style

A reluctant holiday: Many Copts won’t fully celebrate Christmas

Coptic Christians are preparing to celebrate their second post-revolution Christmas on Monday 7 January, but many say holiday cheer is…
Rafah crossing closed Saturday due to Coptic Christmas
Egypt

Rafah crossing closed Saturday due to Coptic Christmas

The Rafah crossing on Gaza's border with Egypt closed on Saturday for Coptic Christmas, said the Hamas-controlled Ministry of Interior…
Obama vows to protect Copts, urges Egypt to respect all faiths
Egypt

Obama vows to protect Copts, urges Egypt to respect all faiths

US President Barack Obama called Friday for the protection of Copts and other minorities as the Christian group celebrated its…
Following church blast, Shubra gears up for tense Coptic Christmas
Egypt

Following church blast, Shubra gears up for tense Coptic Christmas

Cairo’s teeming Shubra district, which has a significantly large number of Christian residents, is preparing to celebrate Coptic Christmas amid…
Celebrants attend Coptic Christmas mass in bombed-out Alex church
Egypt

Celebrants attend Coptic Christmas mass in bombed-out Alex church

Scores of Christians on Thursday attended Coptic Christmas mass at Alexandria's Church of St. Mark and St. Peter, which was…
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