Twenty-three people have died in violent clashes between Coptic Christians and security forces in Egypt

AFP 10/10/2011 AT least twenty-three people have died in clashes between Coptic Christians and Egyptian security forces, in the worst sectarian violence since the uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak in February. The health health ministry said a total of 174 people were injured in violence during a Coptic Christian protest in central Cairo on Sunday, which saw a ...

Copts urge licensing a Church

The Egyptian Gazette 24/5/2011 A Coptic bishop called on authorities to expedite procedures to issue a licence for a controversial church in eastern Cairo after reconciliation efforts between Muslims and Christians in the area hit a deadlock. "More than 2,000 Coptic families in Ain Shams are waiting for a licence for the church to hold their prayers after ...