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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

THE EGYPTIAN REVOLUTION

March 8, 2011 Articles

8/3/2011 How the Church reacted When the Egyptian Revolution broke out on 25 January, the Coptic Orthodox Church was still reeling from the effects of the Alexandrian massacre on New Year’s Eve. President Mubarak had been swift to condemn the bombing and to express his sympathy to Pope Shenouda III. At the Coptic Christmas Eve […]

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A Monk in Confinement, Waiting to Reclaim a Title

March 8, 2011 Articles

By ISABEL KERSHNER 7/3/2011 Jerusalem Journal New York Times JERUSALEM — Like a figure in a medieval drama, the monk Irenaeus I has been cloistered for the last three years in a third-floor apartment in the compound of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate high above a narrow, bustling alleyway of Jerusalem’s Old City, unwilling or unable […]

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