In light of confronting the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Taraweeh prayer would last for only 30 minutes following the evening prayer, the ministry said in a statement on Monday.
The Anglican Episcopal Church prepares for celebrating Easter feast, taking into account the precautionary measures for social distancing of Coronavirus during prayers and celebrations.
A number of large mosques in governorates with low infection rates will re-open for worshippers under certain conditions.
The statement was made on Sunday, and retracted by the Ministry of Endowments on the same day.
The monks will continue holding the mass with one of the servants in the absence of churchgoers, according to a statement issued by the church on Friday.
sraeli occupation forces stormed Al Aqsa Mosque, attacked worshipers and fired tear gas bombs at them shortly after the prayers were completed.
A total of 6,505 areas were allocated for performing the prayer and appointed 13,000 Imams to give the Eid sermons nationwide. Some of the allocated praying areas were set in vicinity of some churches.
Muslims around the world marked the Eid al-Adha holiday on Tuesday, gathering at mosques or in vast open sites to celebrate one of the two most important festivals of the Islamic calendar.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi performed Eidul Adha prayers at Mohammed Karim Mosque in the Mediterranean sea port city of Alexandria on Tuesday morning.
Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians performed on Tuesday Eidul Adha (Greater Bairam) prayers in public yards and squares across the country.
Thousands of citizens performed Eid al-Fitr prayer on Friday in various mosques and squares nationwide.
The Catholic faithful in Guam led prayers for peace Sunday in the shadow of North Korean missile threat
The prayers were also attended by Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel Aal, Defense Minister General Sedky Sobhy and Grand Mufti Shawky Alam.
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Egyptians perform Taraweeh prayers across the country.