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New Years Eve Bombing of Coptic Church in Egypt Leaves 21 Dead Comments

The attack came following repeated threats from al-Qaida militants in Iraq that they intended to attack Egypt's Christians. According to the Los Angeles Times, the Ministry of Information stated that an unnamed official had stated that this may have been the work of a suicide bomber carried out by foreign terrorists. Continue Reading

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  1. vance
    3 years ago

    I pray to God that he will bring justice on these cold blooded murderers and their accomplices.

  2. Bill in N.J.
    3 years ago

    Can you imagine, an Egyptian Muslim Cleric accused the Pope of interfering.

  3. JeanCatherine
    3 years ago

    anon

    Your not only a friend your one of us united in Christ always. You have many brothers and sisters all over the world. If it were not so we would not be writing to you here. Pass the word you are not alone. As Holy Father has stated above he will speak on behalf of all Christians united in Christ who are persecuted as in the old days of the church. Peace. Do not forget you are not alone in Christ there are many of all of us.

    To all our brothers and sisters persecuted everywhere be at ease and in peace you are united to all of us in Christ.

    Again never forget even if you think you are alone you are not in the Holy Spirit and in Christ.

    Dont worry about your body worry about your soul. We have much familiy in this big world we call Earth.

  4. Lauretta : Nigeria
    3 years ago

    Its a pity & total shame how the joy & happiness of Christmas provokes certain people to envy such that they choose to inflict pain on Christian at this time. On Christmas Eve & again on New years eve, certain churches in Jos, Abuja & other states in the Northern Nigeria were attacked & over a hundred faithfuls killed. This is not about the love of GOD, this is pure envy at work. Satan is the captain of this destructive ship & one day it will meet with meet wreck as the LORD lives.

  5. anon
    3 years ago

    i'm Coptic Orthodox and i live in canada. last night, i was in church celebrating when i heard of this horrific news. i have several Catholic friends, and i have great respect for the Catholic religion and Catholic people, but i'd like to make something VERY clear. this was not only an attack on all Christianity, but an attack on the COPTIC people. this isn't the first this year alone (there was the Christmas Eve massacre on Jan 6, 2010, the attack by a man with a machete on the same church that was bombed last night November 2010, and another attack by the police on a church in Oct 2010 that housed a sit in protest because the government refused to allow them to renovate). yes, we are all united in Christ, we are all brothers and sisters of the Faith, but this was an attack on my people. i wasn't even there and i can't describe the pain this has caused me. i just thank God that my family doesn't live in Alexandria, but i unfortunately know people with families who live in the city and pray in that church, and one person with a cousin who died in the attack. those dead died as martyrs in the name of Christ, but it is still a horrific way to go. please please pray that God repose their souls and that He give their families strength to get through this horrible ordeal.

    God Bless.

  6. keith
    3 years ago

    Today, there are reports of multiple bombings in Iraq, one killing a retired couple in their own home. Our brothers and sisters are in great need of our prayers. It is vital for the western world to make known our support- in prayer, and in any other way possible.


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