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Members of the Moslem Brotherhood in Egypt loot and burn churches

Reports from Egypt say members of the Moslem Brotherhood burnt churches on Wednesday after Egyptian security agencies drove them out of the places where they had been demonstrating against government since the removal of president Mohammed Morsi. Eyewitnesses said hundreds of Morsi supporters attacked several churches and other Christian premises in and out of Cairo and looted them clean before setting them on fire. The Moslem Brotherhood accuse Christians of conspiring with the Army to depose President Morsi. They base their accusations on the fact that the Orthodox Coptic Pope, Tawadros the second, attended a televised meeting in which leader of the Egyptian army announced the removal of Morsi. Tawadros the second has since avoided public places and has cancelled the traditional mid-week catechesis he has held every Wednesday evening in Cairo.


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