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Bishop Bambera urges prayers for peace after attack on Coptic Christians

Bishop Bambera urges prayers for peace after attack on Coptic Christians

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the wake of a gunman’s attack on a Coptic Orthodox church and a Christian-owned shop near Cairo Dec. 29, killing at least nine people, a U.S. bishop urged Catholics to “pray for peace in Egypt and the Middle East and for all victims of religious and political hatred.”

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Catholic leaders: Papal trip was blessing for Christian, Muslim Egyptians

Catholic leaders: Papal trip was blessing for Christian, Muslim Egyptians

| Dale Gavlak | May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ historic, 72-hour visit to Cairo has left a profound mark on Egyptians, Catholic leaders said, as they anticipate increased ties with fellow Orthodox Christians and Muslims.

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