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Protests in Egypt last month, aimed against the Muslim Brotherhood government (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Cleric warns of looming catastrophe for Middle Eastern country

A man weeps over the coffin of a Copt killed in clashes in Cairo last year (AP)
Christian activist Mona Makram Obeid speaks at a session in parliament after the approval of the new constitution (PA photo)

Three Coptic bishops strongly criticise document, saying it is shaped by Sharia law

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

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

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

Green balloons reading "Yes to life" are held by pro-life activists during Pope Benedict XVI's Angelus address yesterday (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

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