Christian Population in Egypt Finds Relief Under General Sisi

August 16, 2014 (

(Originally reported on Aug. 15)

The situation of Coptic Christians in Egypt has improved since the 2013 military overthrow of Islamist President, Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood.

This is the finding of a report that appeared on the website of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem on 7 August.

“The handing of power to General Sisi brings about hope,” it said, referring to the May 2014 election to the presidency of retired army chief, Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, who oversaw the ousting of Morsi.

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