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Coptic Christians Celebrate Christmas in New Cathedral, Tight Security

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The head of the Coptic Church, Pope Tawadros II, led midnight mass in the cathedral of Egypt’s new administrative capital on Saturday, a service attended by President Abdel Fattah al Sisi.The mass, on the eve of Coptic Christmas, which is celebrated on Jan. 7, was the first to be held in the newly built cathedral and took place amid tight security. Sisi was cheered by worshippers as he entered the building.WATCH: Coptic Christmas in EgyptThe new Egyptian capital,...

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