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‘Human stupidity’ is at heart of Middle East conflicts, says Coptic Orthodox leader

January 12, 2016

The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church told an Egyptian newspaper that “human stupidity”-- “people killing each other for money and [for the sake of their] interests”-- is the cause of the conflicts in the Middle East.

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria added that terrorism, even when motivated by religious ideology, “does not make any distinction between Christians and Muslims” in Egypt, the Fides news agency reported.


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