Easter

Public health professor warns of India-like COVID-19 figures in Egypt
Egypt

Public health professor warns of India-like COVID-19 figures in Egypt

A professor of public health at the Zagazig University’s faculty of medicine warned the public in applying lax precautionary measures…
Coptic Orthodox Church bans media coverage of Easter Sunday due to COVID-19
Egypt

Coptic Orthodox Church bans media coverage of Easter Sunday due to COVID-19

The Coptic Orthodox Media Center has apologized for not allowing press and media coverage of any of the current church…
Hymns through masks: Christians mark another pandemic Easter
World

Hymns through masks: Christians mark another pandemic Easter

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Christianity’s most joyous feast day was celebrated worldwide with the faithful spaced apart in pews and…
Myanmar anti-coup protesters launch ‘Easter egg strike’
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Myanmar anti-coup protesters launch ‘Easter egg strike’

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Anti-coup demonstrators in Myanmar, adept at finding themes to tie together protests nationwide, took to the…
Sri Lanka falls silent for victims on Easter attacks anniversary
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Sri Lanka falls silent for victims on Easter attacks anniversary

Survivors of last year’s devastating Islamist suicide bombings in Sri Lanka held a private anniversary service Tuesday because of a…
Orthodox Easter services hit by virus as many stay home
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Orthodox Easter services hit by virus as many stay home

More than 260 million Orthodox Christians celebrated Easter Sunday, with church leaders urging worshipers to stay at home to avoid…
Coronavirus forces Egypt’s Coptic Christians to celebrate easter at home
Life & Style

Coronavirus forces Egypt’s Coptic Christians to celebrate easter at home

As Egypt stems the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, the country’s Coptic Christians and eastern orthodox churches have been forced to celebrate…
Egyptian doctors caution that eating salted fish weakens immune system
Health & Fitness

Egyptian doctors caution that eating salted fish weakens immune system

Many Egyptians will celebrate Easter and the spring holiday Sham el-Nessim on Monday by eating fesikh (fermented and salted fish)…
Lockdown weighs heavily on Orthodox Christians during Easter
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Lockdown weighs heavily on Orthodox Christians during Easter

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — For Orthodox Christians, this is normally a time of reflection and mourning followed by joyful release,…
Egypt orders additional curfew measures for Easter holiday
Egypt

Egypt orders additional curfew measures for Easter holiday

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly announced on Thursday that the government will institute additional curfew measures for the Easter holiday…
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