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The Copts in Egypt's Counter Revolution: On Being Egyptian

Nelly van Doorn-Harder | Posted 10.01.2013 | Religion
Nelly van Doorn-Harder

There are many reasons for the Copts to resent Egypt for what has been done to them, yet their leaders unfailingly urge them to support their country.

Who Will Greet Pope Shenouda?

Alaa Al Aswany | Posted 05.27.2012 | Home
Alaa Al Aswany

Yesterday the man stood up to welcome Pope Shenouda III, who walked towards him, upright and sprightly. All the wrinkles were gone from his face, his back was straight, he was free of his aches and pains and his hair had turned quite black again.

Representing Egypt's Coptic Christians, After The Death Of Pope Shenouda III

Kurt J. Werthmuller | Posted 03.21.2012 | Religion
Kurt J. Werthmuller

In a sense, then, Pope Shenouda came to personify the collective struggles of the Copts -- and so his death has likewise been felt especially deeply by the community as a whole.

PHOTOS: Coptic Christians Around The World Mourn Loss Of Pope

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2012 | Religion

* Pope Shenouda, 88, served as Orthodox pope since 1971 * Thousands of faithful gather outside Cairo's main cathedral *...

Pope Condemns 'Vile' Killing Outside Egyptian Church

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI denounced the "vile and murderous" New Year's Day killing of 21 Egypti...

Egypt Pope Apologizes Over Top Bishop's Remarks About Islam

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's Coptic Christian leader Pope Shenouda III apologized in a television interview Sunday to any Muslims who were offended after his top...