By Theodore Shoebat
2000 Muslims surrounded the the the Archangel Michael compound in Egypt, setting Christian property ablaze with fires like rapacious and reckless barbarians, breaking and toppling crosses as though they were men possessed by demons, and declaring the blasphemies of Muhammad.
Reda Gaballah Girgis, the church’s caretaker, said:
We were lucky to escape with our lives … We felt that anything at all could happen.
The Muslims were of such an absence of rectitude, that they stole light bulbs, smashed a chandelier, stole incense burners, and holy vessels. The congregants to the church must now go elsewhere in order to observe the most natural, and the most beautiful of sacraments, marriage. One Christian named Girgis, sadly said:
Who could ever begin their married life here?