A tear gas canister is fired by Egyptian riot police into the compound of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral after the funeral of four Christians killed in sectarian clashes near Cairo over the weekend in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, April 7, 2013. Attacks against Christians, who make up about 10 percent of Egypt’s estimated 90 million people, have increased since President Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood came to power last year.
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published Sunday, April 7th, 2013
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CAIRO — Christians angered by the killing of four Christians in weekend sectarian violence clashed Sunday with a mob throwing rocks and firebombs, killing one and turning Cairo’s main Coptic cathedral into a battleground.