Egypt: mob attacks church
February 18, 2013
A mob of hundreds of Salafists surrounded a Coptic church on February 16, threw stones at it, and set it on fire. The attack took place in Sarsena, a village 60 miles southwest of Cairo.
“The Christians don’t feel secure at all, especially now,” Father Rafic Greiche, spokesman Egypt’s Melkite Greek Catholics, told Vatican Radio. “We have a lack of security, and the people are demoralized.”
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