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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Bieman
There was no mention of churches torched or Christians killed, but the prayer written neatly on a tiny piece of paper and placed atop an icon of St. George in the chapel of a desert monastery left no doubt about the growing fear and despair of Egypt's Coptic Christians.
"Without a divine intervention that is both visible and strong, I think we are moving toward a confrontation that will have grave ramifications for Egypt," said Bishop Bieman, a charismatic church leader in the southern province of Qena.