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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

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

‘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’

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

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Certainly something very striking is going on: are there here, really, reasons for hope?