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Egypt’s Christians Cautious About Islamist’s Victory
Catholic News Service (26 June 2012)
CAIRO (CNS) — Christians expressed caution about the election of Islamist Mohammed Morsi as Egypt’s new president, saying they hope he will follow through on his pledge “to be a president for all Egyptians.”

Christian Leaders in Egypt Meet With Clinton
Catholic News Service (17 July 2012)
CAIRO (CNS) — Egyptian Christian representatives met with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Cairo, rejecting calls by other religious leaders to boycott discussions but stressing their determination to flex their newfound political voice.

Film Unsettles Muslims, Christians in Egypt
Catholic News Service (18 September 2012)
CAIRO (CNS) — As tear-gas bearing police battled Egyptians armed with stones in front of Cairo’s U.S. Embassy, Rashad was two neighborhoods away, making sure the few evening costumers respected the line at the Mobinil cellphone company where he works.

Egypt’s Nuncio Says Christian Complaints Valid
Catholic News Service (18 October 2012)
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Some of Egypt’s Christians feel uncomfortable with Islamists in power, but there is greater freedom of speech than before the revolution, said the pope’s ambassador to the Middle Eastern country.

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Celebrating a Life
A prayer service commemorated Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, Egypt, who died 17 March.

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Picture of the Day: An Egyptian Oasis
In 2004, we looked at one of those, a center catering to the needs of isolated Christians in Egypt’s western desert.

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Picture of the Day: In Egypt, "We Continue to Have Hope"
A little boy looks on in the southern Egyptian village of Qenna, where the church remains the focus of the Christian community. (photo: David Degner)

Picture of the Day: Hearth and Home
A Coptic woman prepares a meal in her kitchen in the southern village of Qenna, Egypt. (photo: David Degner)

Picture of the Day: Egypt’s Grief
Copts mourn after identifying a victim of sectarian and political violence. (photo: David Degner)

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Picture of the Day: Threads of Faith in Egypt
Women from the village of Manhari weave religious articles in a program supported by the local eparchy. (photo: Sean Sprague)

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Picture of the Day: Egypt in Crisis
Supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi carry a protester injured during clashes with riot police and the army in Cairo on 14 August. (photo: CNS/Asmaa Waguih, Reuters)

Father Elias on Egypt
Yesterday, Currents, a program on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s NET NY television station, aired an interview with a familiar face — CNEWA’s own Rev. Elias Mallon.

Picture of the Day: On This Rock
Copts attend a liturgy at St. Simon the Tanner Church, carved out of a cave in Egypt. (photo: Dana Smillie)

Picture of the Day: Grief and Rage in Egypt
A man orates near a casket during a funeral on 21 October for one of four victims killed the previous day in an attack at a wedding outside the Church of the Virgin Mary Coptic Orthodox in Cairo. (photo: CNS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany, Reuters)

The Hope of Egypt’s Youth
Coptic Christians chant prayers during a candlelight protest after dozens were killed during clashes with soldiers and riot police in October 2011. (photo: CNS/Reuters)

Picture of the Day: "Copts Have Never Had It Easy"
Sunday night, “60 Minutes” broadcast a report by correspondent Bob Simon on the plight of the Copts.

Picture of the Day: Growing Fears in Egypt
A Christian farmer works the fields near his home in northern Egypt. (photo: David Degner)

Picture of the Day: Laying New Roots
A Coptic farmer walks through his field near Minya, Egypt. (photo: David Degner)

Fear Factor: The Life of Copts in Upper Egypt
Sarah Topol shares her thoughts on reporting on the Copts of Upper Egypt.

Picture of the Day: Coptic Women of Egypt
In this 2011 photo, a girl prays in Santa Maria Church in the Christian village of Deir Azra in the Minya region of Egypt. (photo: Holly Pickett)

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Picture of the Day: All in the Family
Father Sherubine, his wife, Antoinette, and their children visit the Al Karma Center near Alexandria, Egypt. (photo: Sean Sprague)

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