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Palm Sunday started Christian Holy Week

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Palm Sunday marks the start of Holy Week for Coptic Orthodox Egyptians, which leads up to Easter on May 5

AFP Photo / Khaled Desouki

On Sunday Coptic Orthodox Christians celebrated Palm Sunday with a procession, during which many different objects made out of palm leaves were carried. In the photo a man uses palm leaves to make a cross for the procession.

Palm Sunday marks the start of Holy Week for Coptic Orthodox Egyptians, which leads up to Easter on May 5.


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