Egypt’s leading Muslim cleric condemns killing of Christians
February 23, 2015
The grand mufti of Egypt, Shawki Ibrahim Abdel-Karim Allam, has strongly condemned the murder of 21 Coptic Christians in Libya by Islamic State militants, according to regional news reports.
Stating that “the assassins deserve Allah’s curse,” Allam said that “the blood of our Christian children and brothers is the same blood as that of Muslims … which belongs to the Egyptian nation.”
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- United against barbarity (L’Osservatore Romano, p. 5)
- Muslims and Christians in Egypt condemn the killing of 21 Copts in Libya (Abouna)
- Egypt's Grand Mufti says IS groups attack against Copts un-Islamic (Al Ahram)
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