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Source: Premier News By Eno Adeogun Up to 30 fire fighters tackled a blaze ignited by arsonists at a Syrian Orthodox church in Sweden. Saint Mary Syrian Orthodox Church in the Swedish city of Norrköping was made entirely of wood so required extra effort to stop the fire from spreading. “I have no words, this is so emotional. Such a shame,” Gorgis Gecizi, treasurer of the church told reporters after learning arson was the cause of the fire. He told local reporters that members of the church had previously received threats. The police have since confirmed that the blaze was a result of arsonists…

Source: San Diego Union-Tribune By Dana Littlefield El Cajon — A man accused of setting fire to a Greek Orthodox church in unincorporated El Cajon, and later attacking his cellmate in county jail, was ordered Monday to stand trial on charges including premeditated attempted murder and arson. Darin Wayne Williams, 39, was arrested and booked into jail Jan. 27, hours after the early-morning fire started at St. Gregory of Nyssa Greek Orthodox Christian Church. At the end of a preliminary hearing in El Cajon Superior Court, Judge Herbert Exarhos ruled that prosecutors had presented enough evidence for the case…