Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Egypt's Christians worry they could be martyred anytime

Slaughter of 28 Coptic pilgrims brings fear and anger

Father Rafic Greiche told Catholic News Service that Christians in Egypt are "getting this idea that we could be a martyr at any moment."

This after an attack on Christian pilgrims on a bus May 26. At least 28 died and another 25 were injured. Coptic Catholic Abouna Beshoi Yasa Annis said his parish has cancelled one trip and the plans for many other summer trips and pilgrimages are now up in the air. "They are in despair," he said. More from The Catholic Register here.

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