Priest encouraging prayer for positive impact among Christian minority in Egypt

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VICTORIA, Texas — Trinitarian Father Alfonso Serna, who spent the first year after his 2009 ordination ministering in Egypt, said he is not sure whether a regime change in Egypt will help the minority Christian population there. "I hope and pray that the change will bring a better situation for our fellow Christian brothers," Father Serna said. "However, much, or very little, might happen." Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down after more than 29 years of rule Feb. 11, following more than two weeks of mass protests in Cairo, the capital, that spread to other Egyptian cities.

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