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Monday, February 16, 2015

Pope denounces slayings of Egyptian Copts by Islamic State: 'assassinated for being Christian' | Fox News

The following excerpts are from FoxNews.com:



VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis has denounced the slaying by the Islamic State of Egyptian Copts in Libya, saying they were "assassinated just for being Christian."

Francis spoke off-the-cuff Monday during an audience with a Scottish ecumenical delegation. He said: "They only said 'Jesus help me ...' The blood of our Christian brothers is testimony that cries out. Be they Catholic, Orthodox, Copts, Lutherans, it doesn't matter: They're Christian!"


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