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U.S. Senate Passes Resolution Condemning New Year's Attack at al-Qideseen Coptic Church

In response to the tragic terrorist attack against Coptic Orthodox Christians at al-Qideseen Church in Alexandria during New Year’s Eve prayers, the United States Senate has passed Senate Resolution 22. According to its sponsor, Senator Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey), the resolution “condemns the New Year’s Day attack; calls on Mubarak to identify, locate, and prosecute – to the fullest extent of the law – the criminals responsible for this horrific attack; and urges the Egyptian government to work toward religious freedom and equality of treatment for all Egyptians.”  The resolution passed the Senate unanimously on January 31, 2011.

You may download the full text of the Resolution as a PDF here.

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Posted by Fr. Moses Samaan

February 4, 2011