For many of us the Christmas celebrations have long-ended, but for many Christians around the world, Christmas just took place. The Coptic church celebrates Christmas on 7 January.
Marqos and his family lived in a small coastal city in Egypt.
Christians in Egypt suffered from a second bus attack in under two years on the same desert road to a monastery in Minya, south of Cairo.
In Egypt, Christians are seeking your prayers. But what they’re asking you to pray may not be what you expect.