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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

Though it has been several months since the riots in Egypt that left more than 800 dead and 5,000 injured, the country remains in flux

Egyptian Christian Romani Girgis sells Coptic religious goods in his shop in Alexandria (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

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American pilgrims pictured at today's general audience

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Egyptians celebrate the resignation of Mubarak in Tahrir Square (Photo: PA)

Two priests say they fear that young Egyptian Catholics will turn away from the Church because it did not back the protests

Mama Maggie, pictured in ‘Garbage City’ in Cairo: ‘I am very inspired by Mother Teresa, but I am not worthy to wash her feet’

‘Every needy child is your child’

Ed West meets the woman known as ‘the Mother Teresa of Cairo’ for her work with the city’s ‘garbage people’

A girl walks on top of an army tank in Tahrir Square, Cairo (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill)

Former rector of pontifical institute says political atmosphere in Egypt feels like the end of the Ottoman Empire

Pope Benedict XVI looks at a white dove that was freed at the end of the Angelus prayer yesterday (AP Photo/Osservatore Romano)

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