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Source: Ecumenical News Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II has xpressed his support for the ousting by the military of Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi this week and was joined by a leading Muslim cleric. Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II expressed his support for the ousting by the military of Egypt’s Islamist President Mohamed Morsi this week and was joined by a leading Muslim cleric. A statement by the new administration said that Grand Imam of al-Azhar Ahmed el-Tayyib, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese Pope Tawadros II and Leader of the Constitution Party Mohamed el-Baradei have expressed their…

Source: The Christian Post By Nicola Menzie , Christian Post Reporter n a crime that New Jersey authorities have described as heinous, a local man is believed to have shot to death two Coptic Christians before severing their heads and hands and burying their bodies in the backyard of a relative’s abandoned home. “These were grisly murders in which the defendant allegedly shot both victims in the chest at close range,” said Attorney General Chiesa in a press release. “We allege that the defendant was ruthless and calculating in the manner in which he carried out the killings and attempted…