Tuesday, February 01, 2011

The Plight of Coptic Christians in Egypt

Coptic Christians are apprehensive about the current push for a new government in Egypt and for good reason.

The current situation for Egyptian Copts is not good with attacks from predatory Muslims, including bombing of churches and torching of homes, and little protection from the government. But a new government would likely be more sympathetic towards extremist Islam and less towards non-Muslims, particularly Copts. The Muslim Brotherhood gaining power would be especially bad news. Read more here.

Pray for Egypt, particularly for Coptic Christians there.

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