Tag Archives: Egypt

A “post hoc ergo propter hoc” observation

There were attacks on Christians in Egypt.
The Pope spoke out against attacks on Christians in Egypt.
The Egyptian government resented the Pope.
Where is the Egyptian government now?
I’m just askin’….

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Egyptian policeman shoots Christian girls

From Catholic Culture:
Policeman shoots 4 Christians in Egypt
Less than two weeks after a church bombing in Alexandria left 21 Coptic Christians dead, an off-duty policeman shot four Christians on a train, killing a 71-year-old man. A fifth person was also … Continue reading

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Grand Imam in Egypt disagrees with Pope Benedict’s call for respect for Christian lives?

With a biretta tip to Rorate, I note a story on Ahlul Bayat New Agency that… well… read it yourself.
My emphases and comments:
CAIRO (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) – Egypt’s top Muslim cleric on Sunday criticised Pope Benedict XVI’s call for … Continue reading

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Priest says Muslim extremists want to rid Middle East of Christians

Putting our problems as Catholics in the modernist world in perspective, here is a story from CNA.
Priest says Muslim extremists want to rid Middle East of Christians
Cairo, Egypt, Dec 19, 2010 / 06:02 pm (CNA).- An Egyptian priest has explained … Continue reading

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