Thursday, February 24, 2011

Egyptian Army Injures 6 While Destroying Monastery Wall

The Egyptian Army has removed a wall built at St. Paisius' Monastery in Wadi Natrun, injuring six monks in the process. Under Egyptian law any construction or repairs by Orthodox Christians require the authorization of the national government, making even the most minor repairs a long and drawn out process. Following the incident at Anba Bishoi some 2,000 Copts demonstrated in Cairo's Tahrir Square this past Wednesday. More here.

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