By Theodore Shoebat
A Muslim man in Egypt imprinted a cross on his forehead, walked into a church and plunged a knife into the priest’s neck, head and stomach, stabbing him to death.
As we read in one report from Christians in Pakistan:
Father Samaan Shahata Rizkallah aged 50 years, was chased and stabbed repeatedly in his head, neck and abdomen by a man having a chopper. That rash extremist imprinted a cross on his forehead. An hour later an ambulance arrived at the scene and transported Father Samaan to a hospital, where he died. Father Beymen Moftah of El-Malak Church in Matay was with Father Samaan. He was attacked too but is survived with his injuries.
A suspected murderer is in custody of the police. The Bishop Astafanous of Fashn, Biba and Samasta described that the alleged killer is Ahmed-El Sonbaty. He is an extremist with a criminal record.
Father Samaan served at St. Julius’ church in Ezbet Girgis, al-Fashn, Beni Suef governorate, a village. That church is a home for approximately 3,000 inhabitants while 2,000 of them are Christians.