Apr 24, 2013
Slaughter Of The Innocents
Much of the dogma, liturgy and shrines of the Coptic Church deal with the Holy Family's stay in Egypt, when they fled the Slaughter of the Innocents. With of the fall of various despots in the middle east, the iron fists which protected religious minorities are no longer there. Particularly affected, are the ancient Coptic Christians of Egypt. Saint Mena Coptic Orthodox Church dates back to the 6th century, and was rebuilt in 725 AD. It was put to the torch by a mob on Saturday, while the army stood by.
reprinted from May, 2011
UPDATE: There is a saying in the Middle East, First the Saturday people, then the Sunday people. Close to a million Jews were driven out of Arab lands after 1948. Last week they came for the American people, in the Boston Marathon Massacre. Although it was at least the fourth attack in United States, the politically correct media still asked why?