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Egyptian police knew slain priest’s assailant, says Coptic bishop

October 16, 2017

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CWN Editor's Note: Coptic Orthodox Bishop Anba Stephanos says that the man charged with the killing of Father Samaan Shahata was not emotionally disturbed (as some official reports have suggested), but had a history of violence. The bishop observed that criminals involved in attacks on Christians have frequently escaped punishment.

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