Source: Religion News Service
| March 26, 2017
For years, those pilgrimages for Egypt’s Coptic Christians, like El-Sayeh, were discouraged.
“To visit Jerusalem and the holy places was always my wish,” El-Sayeh said. “You feel the hand of God. This is the lifelong dream of every Christian in Al-Kosheh.”
Now, it is a dream increasingly being realized. Last year, El-Sayeh and 25 others from this town 300 miles south of Cairo made an Easter pilgrimage to Jerusalem, part of a growing number of Egypt’s Coptic Christians doing the same.
Categories: Africa, Christianity, Egypt, Israel, Middle East, The Muslim Times
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