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Monday, May 29, 2017
Liberals Focus on ‘Islamophobia’ While Christians Are Killed
The murder of 28 Coptic Christians in Egypt’s Minya province on Friday is the latest in a string of attacks on Egypt’s Coptic community. Earlier this month, a Christian man was shot to death by ISIS members in Arish, Egypt. In April, more than 45 people were killed and over 130 injured when bombs exploded at two Coptic churches in Egypt. This past December, another church bombing killed nearly 30 people and injured nearly 50 others.
The latest assault came the very day following an appeal from the Knights of Columbus for donations to aid Iraq’s persecuted Christian community. Iraq’s Christian community has been devastated by ISIS. The country’s Christian population — which was estimated to number 1.5 million in 2003 — now stands at about 200,0000, according to the Chaldean Catholic Archdiocese of Erbil.
“We hate you, first and foremost, because you are disbelievers.”
The attack also came the same week as the ISIS suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, which killed 22 people, including teenagers and young girls. But while radical Islamic terrorists across the world murder infidels, many in the West seem more concerned with Muslims’ feelings than Christians’ lives. READ MORE