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Egyptian Armed Forces Fire at Monasteries
« on: February 27, 2011, 11:54:51 AM »
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(AINA) -- For the second time in as many days, Egyptian armed force stormed the 5th century old St. Bishoy monastery in Wadi el-Natroun, 110 kilometers from Cairo. Live ammunition was fired, wounding two monks and six Coptic monastery workers. Several sources confirmed the army's use of RPG ammunition. Four people have been arrested including three monks and a Coptic lawyer who was at the monastery investigating yesterday's army attack.

http://www.aina.org/news/20110223210634.htm

We knew it was coming. :(

Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Egyptian Armed Forces Fire at Monasteries
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2011, 12:31:22 PM »
Lord have mercy!

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Re: Egyptian Armed Forces Fire at Monasteries
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2011, 01:58:19 PM »
And the USA has paid $770 million in tribute to re-built Mosques in the Middle East...

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Re: Egyptian Armed Forces Fire at Monasteries
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2011, 02:08:45 PM »
why has this happened?!

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Re: Egyptian Armed Forces Fire at Monasteries
« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2011, 04:07:15 PM »

Dear Lord have mercy, preserve Your people, and Your holy places!

It's only going to get harder.

God help us all.
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Re: Egyptian Armed Forces Fire at Monasteries
« Reply #5 on: February 27, 2011, 05:27:33 PM »
The saddest part: the violence will continue until (a) they kill some poor monk, or (b) some nation with lots of $$$ and influence coerces them into getting their act together.
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Re: Egyptian Armed Forces Fire at Monasteries
« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2011, 05:29:37 PM »
This is truly unbelievable.
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Re: Egyptian Armed Forces Fire at Monasteries
« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2011, 09:24:44 PM »
And the USA has paid $770 million in tribute to re-built Mosques in the Middle East...
Haha! Separation of Church and State in action!

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Re: Egyptian Armed Forces Fire at Monasteries
« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2011, 01:39:39 AM »
I wonder where the UN is on this one.
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Re: Egyptian Armed Forces Fire at Monasteries
« Reply #9 on: February 28, 2011, 01:59:27 AM »
LORD have mercy!

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Re: Egyptian Armed Forces Fire at Monasteries
« Reply #10 on: February 28, 2011, 02:24:13 AM »
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