A mob of nearly four thousand Muslims has attacked Coptic homes this evening in the village of Soul, Atfif in Helwan Governorate, 30 kilometers from Cairo, and torched the Church of St. Mina and St. George. There are conflicting reports about the whereabouts of the Church pastor Father Yosha and three deacons who were at church; some say they died in the fire and some say they are being held captive by the Muslims inside the church.Witnesses report the mob prevented the fire brigade from entering the village. The army, which has been stationed for the last two days in the village of Bromil, 7 kilometers from Soul, initially refused to go into Soul, according to the officer in charge. When the army finally sent three tanks to the village, Muslim elders sent them away, saying that everything was "in order now."A curfew has been imposed on the 12,000 Christians in the village. ...read more: http://www.aina.org/news/20110304222016.htm
_________________SI Moderator - Greg Gordon
yea Greg I saw this on ABC nightly news .....uh no. The mainstream media continues to ignore truth and instead present us with a false image of whats happening.We as christians can grow stronger if we wake up to the reality of Islams march, otherwise we will descend into deeper bondage.
Such peaceful Muslims.
Please let us pray for the Copts in Egypt. I know people there. Pray that they would come to truly know the Lord that their death and suffering may count for God.
Praying with and for that God will turn this horrid situation to the good for His Glory alone.
After the latest clashes there are 13 people dead. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/10/world/africa/10egypt.html?_r=1What do you think about the Christians getting into fighting with the muslims, even if they didn't start it? They need prayer not only for their protection but so that they will not dishonour the Lord in their conduct.
This is probably why Iran was so vocal about the positive outcome of the overthrow of Egypt. God have mercy,Lisa