Egyptian family to carry cross in Easter pope ritual

Egyptian family to carry cross in Easter pope ritualAn Egyptian family will carry the cross at an Easter procession attended by Pope Francis Friday, with tens of thousands of faithful expected to hold candles aloft in prayer at Rome’s Colosseum. The holy week commemorating the last days of Jesus’s life had a bloody beginning last Sunday with attacks claimed by the Islamic State group on two Coptic churches in Egypt that left 45 people dead. The pope is set to visit Egypt at the end of the month despite the church attacks.



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