Skip to comments.Persecuted Coptic Church in Egypt chooses a new pope
Posted on 11/07/2012 12:19:31 AM PST by islamisasataniclie
Bishop Tawadros will be officially enthroned as Pope Tawadros II, on November 18. The announcement comes amid increased persecution, kidnappings of women and children, harassment of Christians, imprisonment, and killings that the Church has been suffering since the Muslim Brotherhood has come to power. According to Christian Post Africa, it has become increasingly difficult to get permits to build Churches or to repair old ones.
Lord David Alton, co-founder of the human rights organization Jubilee Campaign told CBN that the exodus, of the Christian community in Egypt has been unprecedented during the past 12 months. Lord Alton went on to say:
Thereve been a lot of killings. Churches have been bombed. Christian women have been raped. Peoples properties have been confiscated all sorts of things have taken place. Its one of the reasons why a hundred thousand Coptic Christians have fled the country.
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They are on their own now.
Conservatives in the u.s. are now like the Copts in Egypt.
Conservatives in the US don’t have anywhere near the guts of the Copts in Egypt.
Conservatives in the US have lost an election, Copts in Egypt lose their lives on a regular basis. Killed for their beliefs, not merely inconvenienced. And still they pray. Their faith is stronger than anything else in their lives. Maybe we could learn a thing or two from them.
But, we are in no where near the same position.
Islam, the belief of intolerance.