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Signs of hope for Christians in Egypt

by Gavin Drake

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 @ 12:23

WHEN supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood set fire to Egyptian churches and Christian-run businesses and social centres in August last year (News, 23 August 2013), they intended to spark a civil war between the country's majority Muslim and ten per cent Christian populations.

Instead, the attacks united the majority of Christians and Muslims in Egypt against a sectarian approach, and helped to reinforce a new image of the country's Christians: that they were patriotic Egyptians, ...

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