Skip to comments.In Pictures: Savage Islamic Attack on St. Mark Cathedral Allowed by Egyptian Forces
Posted on 04/11/2013 5:06:32 AM PDT by SJackson
Egypts Coptic Christians frequently accuse State Security and police of overlooking Muslim attacks on Christians and their places of worship, especially monasteries and churches. The Western mainstream media often ignores these accusations, or mentions them in passing as unsubstantiated reports. Last weekends assault on the St. Mark Cathedral unprecedented in significance was no different, except for the fact that there are many pictures demonstrating State complicity.
To recap: After last Sundays St. Mark Cathedral funeral service for Egypts most recent Christian victims of jihad including one man set aflame gangs of Muslims attacked the Christian mourners, resulting in the deaths of two more Copts, including one shot through the heart. Hundreds of Christians retreated back into the cathedral both to get out of harms way, and to protect their holiest site. They were trapped there all night, enduring projectile and firebomb attacks. State Security also opened fire on the cathedral, including through tear-gas.
Several Egyptian media outlets and newspapers, especially the popular Youm7, have published a variety of pictures showing mobs, if not terrorists, attacking the cathedral in front of absolutely indifferent, possibly approving, security forces. Some of these pictures, with my captions, follow:
Muslimyouth climb to the roof of a building adjacent to St. Mark Cathedral to attack it. To the left, a man winds to hurl a projectile at it. And in the white circle to the right, high-ranking Egyptian officials and security stand by watching (easily recognizable by their hats and helmets).
A better close up. This image shows a masked sniper with rifle in hand preparing to open fire at the cathedral confident that security forces will not intervene.
Same man opens fire.
Another man prepares to hurl stones at the cathedral, even as security forces stand by watching.
A masked man, with a rifle, sits inside an Egyptian armored vehicle bought with U.S. taxpayer money and fires at the cathedral.
More snipers attacking Copts and their cathedral.
Yet another picture showing rioting Muslims throwing projectiles (upper left-hand corner) at the cathedral. A man with a pole (in yellow circle) dismantles or destroys something a cross, or something else of Christian significance? and Egyptian security (lower left-hand corner, in red circle), idly stand by.
St. Mark Cathedral, holiest site for Egypts indigenous Christians and home of the Coptic pope now turned into a war zone, under Muslim Brotherhood leadership.
A Muslim burns a Bible in front of the cathedral, right under securitys nose. In Egypt, if a Christian is merely accused of desecrating a Koran, he/she gets several years in prison. Yet here is a Muslim burning a Bible, with photo evidence, but he has nothing to fear.
A collage of some of those on rooftops firing at the cathedral. Most of them are known by name including the second one in the Palestinian scarf and Copts regularly report them to police and security, to no avail.
More rooftop terrorism against the cathedral.
The aftermath: the entrance of Coptic Christianitys holiest site, the St. Mark Cathedral, after Egypts Muslim mob and State Security were through with it.
Finally, lest there be any doubts as to the Islamic nature of this attack, here is a video of Muslims chanting Allahu Akbar! in front of the cathedral as smoke rises from it:
if they use Christians as the whipping boy, they won’t be mad at their leaders, the anger at being pix poor which should be directed at the Moslem Bro hood is instead directed at Christiana
I have noticed this is another story the media is not reporting on. That also includes FOX.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
How about tit for tat? A concept easily understood by those possessing minds. (Obozo wouldn’t get that tit part)
Meanwhile, muslims continue to pour into America in droves and building their Islamic centers and mosques without any thought whatsoever about reprisals by Christian Americans.
And Obama boy will send them another check.
Jesus said: "If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first." - John 15:18 and "Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution" - 2 Timothy 3:12.
I fear for the Church in America. Fear. I fear that far too many are like Peter on Crucifixtion morning: Full of Zeal...but short on substance. They will whither. They complain about this and that. They think they have all the rights in the world and one of those rights is to NOT suffer any persecution or injustice...and any such thing brings about a certain amount of outrage. "HOW DARE THEY DO THAT!!!"
Have you not read the scriptures? Lot's of complaining about persecution and the government. Paul and Peter COMMAND us to pray for our government...and indeed we must...for even THIS government was selected by God...and I fear it was selected by God as a vessel of dishonor to punish us for our grave sin. The church of America, Protestant, Catholic and Evangelical is truly the Church of Laodocia. Repent and trim your wicks. You are promised persecution...and your Lord wants a Bride who clings to the Cross...not tosses it aside in shame.
hussein strongly endorses attacking Christian churches
FWIW, I heard George Mitchell tell Charlie Rose, that in the year 2050, 1 in 3 people in this world will be Muslim.
The U.S. should immediately halt all Muslim immigration.
Thanks for posting this important information
oh, so we are supposed to act like them now?
No. Let’s just lay down and let them kill and rape us.
If we had a proper right wing Conservative government, we’d expel all those in here now and raze their constructed dens of evil.
Damn straight. I’m furious about this.
What are you talking about? We don’t have to be as they are to fight them was my point. Many conservatives do not get what Jesus meant by turning the other cheek. It is simply having the non reactive nor hateful personality...then you can kick butt without the guilt usually associated with fighting.