Egypt has been a unified state for more than 5000 years. Egyptians take pride in their pharaonic heritage and civilization. Its wars with Israel then its peace with its adversary made Egypt a key player in the peace process.
Glorious Mysteries: Intentions for Egypt
1. That the Supreme Administrative Court’s ruling in favor of Christian re-converts be swiftly and effectively implemented.
2. That leaders respond to legitimate calls for democratic reform
3. That young people be sustained in hope in this season of political upheaval and economic slowdown
4. That government succeed in keeping the peace with Israel
5. That the authorities wisely handle the threat posed by extremists