(RNS) Muslim and Coptic Christian leaders in the U.S. are pledging not to let a spate of violent protests in some 20 Islamic countries derail recent efforts to improve the sometimes troubled relations between the two communities. By Omar Sacirbey.
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RNS) The Coptic Christian bishop of Southern California blasted the Copts who made and hyped an anti-Muslim film that has sparked protests across the Muslim world. By Daniel Burke.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) Abdel is an Egyptian Christian, so fearful of retribution that he asked that only his first name be used. Fellow Coptic Christians, he says, can't get jobs in Egypt, and he was jailed for nine days for handling out Christian pamphlets. By Lilly Fowler.
(RNS/ENInews) Thousands of Egyptians are mourning the death of Pope Shenouda III, the longtime leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church, who died Saturday at the age of 88.