Egyptian Islamists Target Christian Churches in Wave of Apparently Coordinated Attacks


15 Aug 2013 09:20 AM PDT By Patrick Goodenough CNS News

Some supporters of Egypt’s ousted Islamist president directed their wrath at the country’s Christian minority Wednesday, in what activists described as “the worst coordinated attacks on Egypt’s Coptic community in modern history.”

Largely eclipsed by the military’s crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood protest camps in Cairo and resulting loss of life, more than 20 churches in a number of provinces were reported to have been targeted for arson and other attacks.

Through the day news reports and social media posts drew attention to individual incidents and it soon became apparent that a concerted campaign of coordinated attacks was underway. Most of the targeted churches were Coptic Orthodox, but Catholic churches were also attacked as well as at least one Protestant church.

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“Western leaders…seem to be more interested in protecting the rights of those who persecute Christians”

One of the groups monitoring the situation through contacts on the ground, the Australian Coptic Movement Association (ACM), released a list of 16 churches and related sites attacked, and said the true figure could reach 40.

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2 Responses to Egyptian Islamists Target Christian Churches in Wave of Apparently Coordinated Attacks

  1. a12iggymom says:

    @Donald Miller…please stop commenting if you don’t read the article. No where in this article does it compare the US anything to Egypts…your comment went in the trash.

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  2. Sally's Special Services says:

    Reblogged this on God Bless America~~JESUS is our only Hope!! and commented:
    AND….THIS IS EXACTLY WHAT IS COMING TO AMERICA, IF WE DO NOT STOP THE INVASION BY THAT SATANIC CULT OF ISLAM!! STOP THE ISLAMIZATION OF AMERICA!!!

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