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Coptic Churches Bombed In Egypt On Palm Sunday

Terrorists targeted two Coptic churches in Egypt during Palm Sunday services this past weekend. At least 44 people were killed and dozens more were injured in bombings in Tanta and Alexandria.

The Islamic State claimed responsibility and the Egyptian government has declared a three-month State-of-Emergency. The attacks come almost four months after a suicide bombing attack during Mass at St. Peter and St. Paul Coptic Orthodox Church in December. 

We talk about the latest attacks on Egypt’s Coptic community with Atef MacKar, a Chicago-area physician and president of Chicago Copts.

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