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Re: Persecution of Copts in Egypt
« Reply #540 on: October 12, 2017, 04:58:36 PM »
I just saw the same video on youtube, it looked like he was stabbed as he was entering into a warehouse, but afterwards, where the camera doesn’t show, the killer may have also cleaved his head to finish him off before running off, according to a photo the video showed of the deceased priest with a head injury.  An eyewitness saw from far away that the priest sustained one stab wound and was then trying to run away from the killer.  The video I saw showed the second and fatal stab wound, but it did not show anything after that due to the rest of the scene happening beyond the camera’s view.

I found the video by search terms in Arabic.  It is graphic.
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Re: Persecution of Copts in Egypt
« Reply #541 on: October 12, 2017, 05:38:27 PM »
 The slaying of our priest perpetrated by the hands of the one who embraces the faith of the beast. The masjid is the refuge of the fiends & miscreants devoted to the blasphemous mohammed. The mohammedan is nothing more but a defender & champion of savagery.

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Re: Persecution of Copts in Egypt
« Reply #542 on: October 12, 2017, 07:52:30 PM »
Lord, have mercy.  This is terrible.  :'(
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Re: Persecution of Copts in Egypt
« Reply #543 on: October 14, 2017, 08:19:02 PM »
I just saw the same video on youtube, it looked like he was stabbed as he was entering into a warehouse, but afterwards, where the camera doesn’t show, the killer may have also cleaved his head to finish him off before running off, according to a photo the video showed of the deceased priest with a head injury.  An eyewitness saw from far away that the priest sustained one stab wound and was then trying to run away from the killer.  The video I saw showed the second and fatal stab wound, but it did not show anything after that due to the rest of the scene happening beyond the camera’s view.

I found the video by search terms in Arabic.  It is graphic.

To add to this, another security video revealed from the inside of the warehouse, but blocked by a vehicle, the killer indeed kept swinging at the priest, then ripped something off the priest and threw it (determined later to be his pectoral cross) before walking away.  A few bystanders were in the warehouse, doing nothing and letting the Islamist loose.
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Re: Persecution of Copts in Egypt
« Reply #544 on: November 03, 2017, 08:54:36 AM »
Series of attacks in Egypt targeting Coptic Christians forces churches to close

http://www.copticworld.org/articles/7294/
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Re: Persecution of Copts in Egypt
« Reply #545 on: November 28, 2017, 04:22:24 AM »


Allegedly an influnetial Pakistani writing the following on Copts to the International Herald Tribune (NYtimes)

„The Qibtis of Egypt were Monophysites who believed in the ‘one nature’ of Christ. In October 451 AD, Pope Leo and Byzantine Emperor Marcian, convened the Council of Chalcedon on the eastern bank of the Bosphorus, in present-day Istanbul, to settle a dispute over the meaning of Christ between the eastern and western church. To the western church (based in Rome and Constantinople), the Chalcedonian definition of faith held that Christ existed ‘in two natures’— that he was both divine and human.

The Qibtis belonged to the Eastern Church and did not agree. As a result, they were ousted from Christianity as ‘Monophysites’ (from the Greek words for ‘single’ and ‘nature’). Their belief in Christ was closer to the Judaic and Islamic tradition. That could be one reason why they accepted Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) as the true Prophet of God.“

Since when is Muhammad acceptd by Copts as a prophet?

http://tribune.com.pk/story/316014/copts-and-the-arab-spring/

 not sure why some muslims think this. I mean, sometimes I've seen monophysite to be used as a synonym for miaphysite, so if they mean monophysite as in miaphysite orthodox? than this conflicts with islamic beliefs just as much as dyophysite orthodox do. if they mean monophysite as in the accusation that the OO believe that Christ has only a single divine nature? Then this actually conflicts with islamic beliefs more than miaphysite orthodox/dyophysite orthodox. I mean, the islamic understanding of Jesus is that he's only human & 0% divinity. So if they mean monophysite as in the position that Jesus is only divinity & 0% human, than this should conflict with islamic beliefs more than a position that affirms Christs full humanity