Libya: growing number of attacks on Christians

Source: Catholic News

A Catholic priest in Tripoli was attacked by armed militia men on Saturday, 2 March. This was the latest in a growing number of attacks on Christians in Libya. In Benghazi last week a group of armed men attacked a church in Benghazi assaulting two priests of the Egyptian Coptic community.

The Libyan Foreign Ministry strongly condemning the incident, "contrary to the laws," of Islam and international law.

But, a few days earlier,  between 50 and 100 Copts were arrested in the capital of Cyrenaica charged with proselytizing. Thanks to the intervention of the Egyptian Minister of ...

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