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The Latest Media Coverage!

Over the weekend the Coptic Church featured highly in the Australian Media especially newspapers who ran numerous stories on the terror threat faced by the Coptic Church.

Here is a selection!

1. Coptic church terror threat came from extremist website – Daily Telegraph Jan 8

TERROR threats against four Coptic Orthodox churches in Sydney emanate from an Islamic extremist website, NSW Police Minister Michael Daley says.

Plain-clothed and uniformed police have maintained a strong presence at the churches since the threat emerged earlier this week.

The four sites were on a list of more than 60 Coptic churches worldwide that were reportedly the target of the unnamed Islamic group.

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2.  Terror Threat Against Coptic Churches – The Australian Jan 8

The threats have struck fear into the Australian Orthodox community and prompted police bomb-squad searches of religious sites.

The Weekend Australian understands the four churches were among a list of more than 60 Coptic Orthodox churches worldwide that were targeted by the unnamed Islamic extremist group. NSW police contacted Coptic church leaders in Sydney last week to warn them of the threats, which came ahead of Coptic Christmas celebrations yesterday.

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3. Terrorism threats against Coptic Churches – Sydney Morning Herald – Jan 8

Four Coptic churches in Sydney have been threatened by an international terrorist group.

The threats have struck fear into the Australian Orthodox community and prompted police bomb-squad searches of religious sites.

The Weekend Australian says it understands the four churches were among a list of more than 60 Coptic Orthodox churches worldwide that were targeted by the unnamed Islamic extremist group.

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4. Christian Lambs Left To Slaughter –   Sydney Morning Herald – Jan 8

Is Salman Taseer in his grave because some Christian-owned goats strayed into Muslim fields in the Punjab region of Pakistan? Did close to 100 churchgoers in Iraq and Egypt die because two abused Coptic Christian wives opted to convert to Islam in an attempt to sidestep their creed’s ban on divorce?

These seemingly absurd sparks ignited two of the higher-octane bonfires in a new wave in the persecution of minority Christians across the Islamic world in recent days.

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