Christians pray for their ‘extremist brothers’ in scorched Egyptian church [photo]

Posted at 10:26 am on August 17, 2013 by Jenn Taylor

Dozens of churches and Christian institutions in Egypt have reportedly been burned or attacked by Islamists with relatively little coverage from the mainstream media. One person described the attacks as a “literal pogrom.”

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As Muslim Brotherhood supporters and Egyptian forces exchange gunfire during a standoff at Cairo’s Al-Fath mosque, Christians inside this charred church are reportedly praying for their “extremist brothers.”

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