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Egypt's Copts plan massive protest march

CWNews.com - Coptic Christians in Egypt are hoping to draw 1 million people to a demonstration on May 6, protesting attacks on San Marco cathedral in Abbasseya.

The cathedral has been the target of sit-ins and other protests by Islamic activists, who charge that the wife of a Coptic priest, who converted from Islam to Christianity, is being held against her will.

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