Egypt: Coptic church cancels Sunday Liturgy for 1st time in 1,600 years

 Michal Shmulovich -20/8/13 Amid escalating violence against Egypt’s Copts, churches in Minya, located in upper Egypt, cancelled Sunday Liturgy for the first time in 1,600 years. Other churches in Minya also didn’t hold prayer services. “We did not hold prayers in the monastery on Sunday for the first time in 1,600 years,” Priest Selwanes Lotfy of the Virgin Mary ...