Bits and Pieces from around the web, concerning the recent attacks on Christians and christian churches, monasteries and orphanages.
“CAIRO (AP) — An international human rights group has chronicled attacks on 42 churches, dozens of Christian institutions and schools as well as homes and business owned by Christians amid an intimidation campaign believed to be waged by supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.” Read More at: www.wjactv.com
“Press secretary Josh Earnest was asked by Fox News’ correspondent, Ed Henry, if President Barack Obama has a “red line” beyond which he would act against Muslim attacks on Egyptian Christians.
“Well, I didn’t bring my red pen out with me today,” Earnest joked.
After making his joke, Earnest said the administration is “outraged… and concerned” about the Muslim attacks on almost 100 churches, monasteries, orphanages and other marked Christian sites. Many Christians’ shops and homes have also been looted and burned by mobs.
But Earnest didn’t name or criticize the attackers, even though he did charge the military with perpetrating “violence… against peaceful protestors.”” Read more: http://dailycaller.com
[NOTE: ‘peaceful protestors’?? I’ve only seen images of the protestors throwing rocks, fire-bombs, etc., overturning vehicles and setting fires. How is this peaceful?]
“A spokesman for the Catholic bishops of Egypt is reiterating that the conflict under way in the nation is not Christian vs Muslim violence, but a war against terrorism.
“Out of 58 churches attacked,” he explained, “14 are Catholic. The rest belong to the Coptic Orthodox, Greek Orthodox, Anglican and Protestant communities.”” Read more: http://www.zenit.org