Egyptian Christians urged to work for equal rights in post-Mubarak government

CNS/Yannis Behrakis, Reuters
ROME — Christians need to cooperate in creating Egypt's new government to ensure that all of the nation's citizens are treated as equals, according to Jesuit Father Samir Khalil Samir. Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's president for nearly 30 years, stepped down on Feb. 11 due to pressure from demonstrators that had occupied Cairo's central Tahrir Square for 18 days. Father Samir, an Egyptian expert in Islam and adviser to the Church on Muslim-Christian relations, noted the resignation of the president was the will of the people but said that it is the next step that really counts.

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