Very interesting. I think this not just significantly shows the obvious failure of Pres. Mubarak to keep his promises for democracy and free speech, but also might imply a growing trend among Muslims to seek more liberal lifestyles that contradict Islamic conservative and restrained life.
Why do you, Mina, an American Copt who lives in NJ want democracy and free speech * parenthetical statement removed for violation of forum policy *
in Egypt? You must not interfere into Egyptian problems as you are an American! Besides, the great Orthodox nation is Russia, which is not a democracy but an authoritarian regime ruled by Tsar Nicholas III (aka Vladimir V Putin). Emperor Vladimir and Empress Lyudmila Putina are the White-equivalent to Hosni and Suzanne Mubarak, while His Holiness Kyrill is the White-equivalent to Sheikh Ali Goma'a.
The EASTERN Orthodox Church always strives to embrace all things Eastern and reject all things Western.ishaq,
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