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Christian-Muslim Dialogue in Egypt
Catholic News Service (11 September 2012)
AL-MUKHALFA, Egypt (CNS) — On a recent summer evening, the local representative of Egypt’s ruling Muslim Brotherhood party paid a visit to the almost entirely Coptic Catholic village of Al-Mukhalfa, known as “Little Rome” deep in Egypt’s south.

Pope Recognizes New Coptic Catholic Patriarch
Catholic News Service (18 January 2013)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI formally welcomed the election of the new head of the Coptic Catholic Church, 57-year-old Patriarch Ibrahim Isaac Sidrak of Alexandria.

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