WASHINGTON (RNS) Despite attacks on Coptic Christians, Egyptian Christian leaders visiting Washington said Wednesday (Feb. 8) they do not support the development of a Christian political party in their country. By Adelle M. Banks.
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CAIRO (RNS) The Arab Spring uprisings that toppled secular dictatorships have unleashed long-suppressed freedoms that have allowed Islamic parties to gain a share of political power. But their rise is creating near-panic among ancient Christian communities that dot the Muslim world and predate Islam by centuries. By Oren Dorell and Sarah Lynch.