Pillars of faith
A year ago we brought you news from Egypt - before the
Arab Spring got underway. On New Year's Eve a church in Alexandria
had been bombed by Islamic extremists. Twenty-five people had been
killed, and the year started with great fear for Egypts Copts. But
a campaign started that received little coverage here in the UK.
The Egyptian entrepreneur Mohamed El Sawy called on fellow Muslims
to act as protecting shields outside churches as Mass was
celebrated. A journalist backed the ...