Mourning Copts- More Snaps from the Coptic Church

by OCP on January 5, 2011

in Featured News, News

5/01/2011

Snaps taken after the Bomb Blast at Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria, 230 km (140 miles) north of Cairo January 1, 2011. A car bombing outside the church killed 21 people as worshipers gathered to mark the New Year.

A woman grieves for a relative who died in Saturday's bomb attack at the Coptic Orthodox church in Alexandria

Egyptian Christians touch a blood-splattered image of Jesus Christ, inside the Coptic Orthodox church in Alexandria

Pope Shenouda III (R), the Coptic Orthodox Pope of Egypt, attends a news conference with Egyptian Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed al-Tayeb at al-Abasseya Cathedral in Cairo

Egyptian Christians surround a vehicle carrying Egyptian Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed al-Tayeb after he offered his condolences to Pope Shenouda III, the Coptic Orthodox Pope of Egypt

Coptic Orthodox Christians carry two people to make a shape of a cross during a protest against Saturday's bomb attacks, near their church in Alexandria

Coptic Orthodox priests pray in the house of Fawzy Bkheit, 58, who died after Saturday's bomb attack outside a Coptic Orthodox church, in Alexandria

Demonstrators throw oil on a fire while protesting in front of riot police near the Coptic Orthodox Church of the Two Saints where Saturday's bomb attacks took place in Alexandria

Coptic Orthodox Christians demonstrate against Saturday's bomb attacks in front of the Sharq al-Madina mosque near the Church of the Two Saints where the attack took place, in Alexandria

Egyptian riot police beat Coptic protesterw during clashes following a protest for angry Coptic Egyptians in Cairo, Egypt, late Monday, Jan. 3, 2011

An Egyptian Copt protester, who was injured during clashes with Egyptian riot police, reacts as he was evacuated from the site in Cairo, Egypt late Monday

Ilham Ayyoub, 44, a Coptic Orthodox Christian who was injured in Saturday's bomb attack outside a Coptic Orthodox church in Alexandria, sits in her home next to a Christmas tree in Alexandria January 3, 2011

A girl stands in front of riot police standing guard near the Orthodox church where Saturday's bomb attack took place in Alexandria January 3, 2011

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