Egypt: Christian imprisoned for insulting Islam
Catholic World News - June 25, 2014
An Egyptian Christian has been sentenced to six years in prison for a Facebook post that was deemed insulting to Islam.
The June 24 conviction of Kerolos Ghattas, 30, in Luxor took place one day after a Christian journalist was sentenced to six years in prison for his coverage of sectarian violence, according to a report from the Associated Press.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our August expenses ($33,297 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!