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Re: Persecution of Copts in Egypt
« Reply #495 on: May 27, 2016, 03:37:02 PM »
If we in the West get a heavy heart for hearing these news, I can't imagine what it's like for you who have such strong bonds with that region. Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Persecution of Copts in Egypt
« Reply #496 on: May 29, 2016, 09:41:41 AM »
Lord have mercy, am I wrong to be cynical that anything will be done to protect the Copts?  I think one of the problems is that this tends to happen after these folks, who are attacking the Copts get riled up after Friday prayers at the mosques.

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Re: Persecution of Copts in Egypt
« Reply #497 on: May 29, 2016, 09:54:00 AM »
Lord have mercy
What are those people thinking?  :'(
Can't Egypt goverment protect all people fairly?
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Re: Persecution of Copts in Egypt
« Reply #498 on: May 29, 2016, 04:06:30 PM »
Lord have mercy, am I wrong to be cynical that anything will be done to protect the Copts?  I think one of the problems is that this tends to happen after these folks, who are attacking the Copts get riled up after Friday prayers at the mosques.

That's exactly what happens, people get riled up after Friday services!
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Re: Persecution of Copts in Egypt
« Reply #499 on: May 31, 2016, 05:30:37 PM »

This news made me sad and very angry, I was thinking she could be my mother  :( >:(
May the evils burn in hell!

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Re: Persecution of Copts in Egypt
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Re: Persecution of Copts in Egypt
« Reply #501 on: June 14, 2016, 03:23:38 PM »
Christian girls kidnapped, forced to marry and convert to Islam:

http://www.christiantoday.com/article/egypt.christian.girls.kidnapped.forced.to.marry.and.convert.to.islam/88241.htm

Sadly there been stories like this for a while, then the Muslims deny it, and say these girls converted to Islam, and "the Copts are the extremist", real nice bunch of these folks these kidnappers are  ::)
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Re: Persecution of Copts in Egypt
« Reply #502 on: June 22, 2016, 11:47:16 PM »
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Egyptian mob reportedly burns 80 Christian homes on rumor of new church

An angry crowd of Muslims reportedly looted and burned the homes of 80 Christian families in an Egyptian village Friday after rumors circulated that they wanted to build a church.

Christian media reported the violence taking place in the village of Qarayat al Bayda, near Alexandria, quoting witnesses who claimed police did little to protect them. The alleged violence began after noon prayers, when a throng of Muslims gathered in the front of a home being built, Mousa Zarif told International Christian Concern.

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http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/06/22/egyptian-mob-reportedly-burns-80-christian-homes-on-rumor-new-church.html
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Re: Persecution of Copts in Egypt
« Reply #503 on: June 23, 2016, 02:12:56 AM »
Maybe some Coptic Orthodox here can give us info how the Egyptian State authorities are dealing with Coptic Christians, it seems no matter who in charge, there always the case of police standing by doing nothing.

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Re: Persecution of Copts in Egypt
« Reply #504 on: June 24, 2016, 05:07:25 PM »
Maybe some Coptic Orthodox here can give us info how the Egyptian State authorities are dealing with Coptic Christians, it seems no matter who in charge, there always the case of police standing by doing nothing.

Most of them don't do anything. Either they ignore their warnings of impending attacks or ignore their pleas as attacks are taking place. It's pathetic to say the least!
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Re: Persecution of Copts in Egypt
« Reply #505 on: June 24, 2016, 07:38:49 PM »
Lord have mercy.