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Mourning and joy for Egypt's Christians as Pope visits

Egypt's Christians are still mourning fellow members of the Coptic Orthodox community murdered this month by jihadists, but there is also joy ahead of Pope Francis's visit this weekend. In a Cairo Church amid wafting incense, strident percussion and prayers, ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

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Orthodox Christians celebrate 'holy fire' in Jerusalem

Tens of thousands of Orthodox pilgrims gathered at Christianity's most holy site under heavy police guard today for the traditional "holy fire" ceremony to mark Easter. Clutching candles, the faithful packed the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Thousands throng to bow to St Nicholas relics in Moscow

Thousands of people lined up for hours in Moscow on Monday to venerate the relics of Saint Nicholas, believed by Orthodox Christians to have miraculous powers, after his remains were sent to Russia on loan from their permanent home in Italy.
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Putin lauds Orthodox Church for its service to people

Russian President Vladimir Putin in his Easter Sunday message hailed the contribution made by the country's Orthodox Church and other Christian denominations to the lives of his compatriots.
 Business Standard2 months ago Russian President Vladimir Putin lauds Orthodox Church for its service to people  First Post.com2 months ago
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In Pics | #HappyEaster 2017: Here's how Easter was celebrated around the world

Easter is a Christian feast day that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus after his crucifixion, which is marked on Good Friday. Christians believe Jesus Christ rose again on the third day of his burial after he was crucified by the Romans at Cavalry. The ...
 DNA2 months ago

Egypt beefs up security outside churches ahead of Easter

Outside of Cairo's St Mark's Cathedral, the seat of the Coptic Orthodox Pope, a dozen high-ranking police officers are stationed on all entrances, searching cars and scanning the area, as security measures are visibly beefed up outside churches before Easter ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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33 killed in blasts at Coptic churches in Egypt

Cairo: At least 33 people were killed and 77 injured in two separate bomb attacks on Coptic churches in Egypt as the Christian faithful observed Palm Sunday, one of the most important days on the religion's calendar, according to Health Ministry officials and ...
 Sify2 months ago 21 die, 59 injured in Egypt church blast  Mathrubhumi2 months ago 43 die in Egypt church bombing; IS claims attack  Mathrubhumi2 months ago

Egypt: Six killed in second church blast

At least six persons have reportedly been killed in a second explosion that occurred in front of St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria, hours after a bomb attack near a church in Egypt's Tanta, north of Cairo, earlier on Sunday.Local media ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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From Palm Sunday and Good Friday to Easter Sunday: Understanding the Holy Week of the Christian calendar

Of palm leaves and processions (April 9) For Christians, Palm Sunday—the Sunday before Easter—marks the beginning of the Holy Week, in which the most important moments (the suffering, death, and resurrection) of Christ's life take place. It ...
 DNA2 months ago

Amit Shah meets Christian bishops in Kerala

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah, who arrived here on Friday on a three-day visit to the state, held a meeting with senior bishops from various sections of the Christian churches.The bishops, whom Shah met at the local Revival Centre, were ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago
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