02/07/2011 12:11 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

What Do Egypt's Christians Think?

Egypt's Coptic Christians are divided over whether to back beleaguered President Hosni Mubarak, whose secular government gave them certain protections but whose iron-fisted rule left them as broke and powerless as their Muslim neighbors.

Many Christians have flung themselves into street protests calling for Mubarak's ouster, saying new freedoms would be worth the risk that Muslim factions might eventually take power and deliver blows to the rights of religious minorities.

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