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Report: 2 Christians shot in Libya after refusing to convert to Islam

Catholic World News - October 01, 2013

Two Coptic Christians were shot in northeastern Libya after they refused to convert to Islam, according to Morning Star News, a news service that reports on the persecution of Christians.

During a September 25 robbery, Waleed Saad Shaker, 25, and Nash’at Shenouda Ishaq, 27, were shot after refusing to convert. Shaker died immediately, while Ishaq told a relative what happened before he died, according to the report.

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  • Posted by: garedawg - Oct. 02, 2013 12:55 AM ET USA

    Holy martyrs Waleed Saad Shaker and Nash’at Shenouda Ishaq, pray for us!

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