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Defying ban, Egyptian Christians visit Jerusalem

By Diaa Hadid / AP JERUSALEM: After the death of their spiritual leader, more than 2,000 Egyptian Copts have poured into the Holy Land for the Easter holidays, defying a ban he imposed on visiting Jerusalem and other Israeli-controlled areas. The influx — after decades when Egyptian pilgrims were a rarity — adds a new element …


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