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Mourners at a funeral in Cairo last month after 4 Copts were murdered by gunmen (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

The crisis facing Christians in Egypt

Copts are paying the price for the failure of liberalism in Egypt, says Robin Harris

Cardinal George Pell of Sydney (CNS photo/Daniel Munoz, Reuters)

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Anti-Morsi protesters celebrate in Cairo today
(Khalil Hamra/AP/Press Association Images)

Persecution of Christians has risen ‘exponentially’, says bishop

The body of Pope Shenouda III is seated on the throne of Mar Morqos, or St Mark, as mourners gather to pay their final respects (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

Pope Shenouda passed away on Saturday after 40 years of leading Egypt’s Christians

The Pope visits the parish of St Rita in Cotonou on the second day of his journey to Benin in West Africa (AP Photo/Sandro Bianchi, pool)

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Benedict XVI uses a mobile platform at Mass in St Peter's yesterday (AP Photo)

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The Pope arrives in St Peter's Square (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Pope condemns massacre of Copts in Cairo

Benedict XVI urges Egypt to work towards ‘respect for the freedom and dignity of every citizen’

Violence in Cairo last night (Photo: PA)

Peaceful Christian demonstrators attacked by thugs with rifles, sticks and swords, according to Catholic Church spokesman

A church burns in Imbaba, Egypt (Photo: PA)

Months after the revolution John Pontifex meets frightened Coptic Christians worshipping in secret

Coptic Christians mourn dead at a church in Cairo (CNS photo/Asmaa Waguih, Reuters)

Mob in Cairo hurl firebombs at churches and shoot at Christians in an outbreak of violence lasting several hours