As Islam eyes political power, Egyptian Christians consider emigration
Catholic World News - April 12, 2011
Many Egyptian Christians, fearful that elections could bring an Islamic government to power, have begun to weigh the possibility of emigration.
Egypt's Christian community, composed primarily of the Coptic Orthodox, has faced mounting pressure from Islamic extremists. A change in government could add quickly to the pressure, and convince young Christians to seek better prospects elsewhere.
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