Egypt attempts to close Copt church
Christians fear government plans to turn it into mosque
Posted: September 21, 2003
11:26 a.m. Eastern
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WASHINGTON - Egyptian state and central security officers
and soldiers attacked a small historic Coptic church in
Assiut during Mass, arresting several deacons and others,
throwing communion bread on the floor and stepping on it
with their boots, according to reports received by the U.S.
According to the group, the attack on St. George Coptic
Orthodox Church occurred Friday.
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