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Mohammed Morsi meets Catholic bishops in Cairo
The meeting was held this morning at the presidential palace. The president-elect stressed that he will do everything to solve the problems of the Egyptian Church. Spokesman for the Egyptian Catholic Church: "This is a good sign for the future of Christians in Egypt."
Egypt, Christian Churches abandon "useless" dialogue with President
Catholic, Coptic, Orthodox and evangelical leaders avoid political exploitation and prefer to keep a spiritual role. In a statement, the religious leaders apologize and offer fasting and prayer for the success of dialogue.
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Second day of voting for new Egyptian constitution. Yesterday, 9 dead
State media applaud the high turnout, the Muslim Brotherhood claim instead a low turnout and continue their boycott. The referendum is a vote against the fundamentalism of the Brotherhood.
Egypt: Morsi trial a “sign of change for the country"
Fr. Rafic Greiche, spokesman for the Egyptian Catholic Church, emphasizes the desire of the people to turn the page after the recent Islamist past. Mina Thabet , president of the Christian Maspero Youth Union , speaks of a "double Egyptian Arab Spring ." In three years the leaders of two opposing regimes have ended up on trial. Morsi’s day in court postponed to February 2014.
Egypt PM issues ultimatum, telling Muslim Brotherhood to leave protest camps
Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawi tells Muslim Brotherhood protesters "to quickly leave, and return to their homes and work, without being chased." Islamists are in the streets to protest Mohammed Morsi's arrest. After their diplomatic mediation fails, Western diplomats leave a country in a dangerous political deadlock where the Brotherhood and the Armed Forces continue their tug of war.
As Brotherhood rejects new premier, refusals and reservations hinder new Egyptian government
Despite the appointment of its best-known member, El Baradei, as vice president, the National Salvation Front criticises the new prime minister. Tamarod movement is also critical. The Muslim Brotherhood's manipulation of TV and social media, including fake pictures and false statements, causes an uproar. Controversy does not spare mainstream media like al-Jazeera and al-Arabiya.
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