Attack on Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt Kills Eleven: Christians Panic

by Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE on December 30, 2017

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John Anton – (Editor & Correspondent – Coptic Affairs) – 30/12/17

Cairo-Egypt: An attack on the Coptic Orthodox Church of Mar Mina in Helwan district area in Cairo has left eleven dead and several others injured. According to several reports, five terrorist attacked the church. Islamic militants have claimed responsibility for the attack. Few Police officers were also killed during the attack. Apart form the Church, the militants also trageted Christian shops.

Gunman kills 11 in attacks on Coptic church, Christian-owned shop in Egypt

Coptic Orthodox Christians are regularly targeted my militants and religious extremists in Egypt. There is a lot of panic among Egyptian Coptic Christians. They are uncertain of a secure future in the country. They have suffered enough and more from religious extremism. Coptic Christians are truly living martyrs of Christ. Coptic Orthodox Church is one of the worlds ancient Churches established by St Mark the Evangelist.

OCP News Service

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