Coptic Orthodox Priest Killed in Egypt

by Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE on October 12, 2017

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John Anton – OCP News Service – 12/1017

+Memory Eternal+

Cairo-Egypt: A Coptic Orthodox Christian priest was murdered and another was injured in a knife attack this morning in the Capital city of Cairo.

Father ‘Samaan Shihata’ (Fr Simon) from Bani Suief, Upper Egypt, was on a visit to Cairo with another priest. They were attacked by some unknown person who killed Fr Simon.

Local media reported that police have arrested the culprit and he is currently under investigation.

The ancient Coptic orthodox christian community in Egypt face various persecution from religious fanatics .

May be the memory of the depart be eternal.

OCP News Service

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

John Hurtuk October 13, 2017 at 6:35 am

Why is this called fanaticism.? Isn’t this their intention?What their goal is? Is this not in all their hearts from the quran?

June Bennett October 13, 2017 at 9:50 am

Religion of Peace at it again.

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