Copts’ Uneasy State Relations

Head of the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros II (L) leads the Coptic Christmas midnight mass at the Al-Abasseya Cathedral in Cairo on January 6, 2013. KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images

22/4/13 Sectarian strife mirrors church–state relations throughout Egypt’s history EGYPT UNWRAPPED blog: Exploring the political and social developments in Egypt as the dust continues to settle on the 25 January uprising and the new political landscape it has formed. “The Muslims and Copts are one hand” was one slogan that could be heard ringing out across Tahrir Square throughout ...