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Old 7th January 2011, 10:07 PM
Ron Conte Ron Conte is offline
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This is inspiring, and it proves that many Muslims are devout worshippers of God, not prone to violence or extremism.

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsCont...ss,-servi.aspx

Egypt’s majority Muslim population stuck to its word Thursday night. What had been a promise of solidarity to the weary Coptic community, was honoured, when thousands of Muslims showed up at Coptic Christmas eve mass services in churches around the country and at candle light vigils held outside.

From the well-known to the unknown, Muslims had offered their bodies as “human shields” for last night’s mass, making a pledge to collectively fight the threat of Islamic militants and towards an Egypt free from sectarian strife.
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Old 9th January 2011, 09:11 AM
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In a similar incident Ron,.....

Sometime back, when the priests and nuns of Fr. Mueller Medical Mission in Mangalore, South India, was attacked by rabid extremist hindus, the local muslims cordoned off the Mission compound, and kept vigil through the nights to safeguard the Christian mission staff.

It must be mentioned though that these priests and nuns carry out extensive charitable social programs for the poor in the vicinity.





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This is inspiring, and it proves that many Muslims are devout worshippers of God, not prone to violence or extremism.

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsCont...ss,-servi.aspx

Egypt’s majority Muslim population stuck to its word Thursday night. What had been a promise of solidarity to the weary Coptic community, was honoured, when thousands of Muslims showed up at Coptic Christmas eve mass services in churches around the country and at candle light vigils held outside.

From the well-known to the unknown, Muslims had offered their bodies as “human shields” for last night’s mass, making a pledge to collectively fight the threat of Islamic militants and towards an Egypt free from sectarian strife.
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