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Christians gathered in Cairo on Sunday to protest the destruction of a church that was attacked by Muslim villagers this weekend in Egypt’sFayoum Province. It was the second attack on Christians in the province in a little over a month.
Twenty to 30 Muslims, most from an extended family, attacked Mar Girgis church in Tamiyyah village in Egypt’s Fayoum Province following a 3 p.m. service on Friday. The villagers pelted the church and four worshippers with stones, tore down the cross erected on top of the building and threw Molotov cocktail-type explosives at the structure with the intent of setting it on fire, Morningstar News reports.
Following the attack, local authorities conducted a “reconciliation” meeting between Christians and Muslims in…
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