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Not-so-happy New Year

Well, it didn’t take long forĀ Islamic extremists to make their mark in 2011, with a fatal bomb blast outside a Coptic Christian Church in Egypt prompting Pope Benedict to call for religious tolerance. Again. This from a report by the Associated Press The explosion outside a Coptic Christian church in Alexandria on Saturday killed at least 21 people, and sparked clashes between Egyptian police and Christians furious at the apparent suicide bombing – the worst violence against the country’s Christian … Continue reading