Monday, January 18, 2010

Coptic Christians Rally Worldwide for Believers in Egypt

By Aaron J. Leichman
Christian Post Reporter
Jan. 17 2010

Since last week’s deadly Christmas Eve shootings in the Egyptian town of Nagaa Hammadi, demonstrations have been held in cities across the world and more are on their way.

On Saturday, hundreds of Coptic Christians took to the streets of Tampa, Fla., to protest what they described as 1,400 years of persecution of Copts in Egypt.

"We're raising our voices for those in authority to stop what is happening in Egypt to Christians," said the Rev. Moussa Saleh, leader of Tampa's St. George Coptic Orthodox Church, according to Tampa Bay Online. the rest


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