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Egyptian church calls on Copts to abandon protest

CAIRO - Egypt's Pope Shenouda, head of the Orthodox Coptic church, called on Christians to abandon a demonstration against attacks on their community after a clash overnight left 78 wounded.
Christians have been gathered for more than a week in front of the state television building to call for equal rights in Muslim-majority Egypt and to demand that all perpetrators of crimes against their community be held to account.
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