While most American Catholics were celebrating Mother’s Day in a peaceful and joyful manner, Catholics in Egypt were being killed and a Catholic Church was attacked by rioting Muslims.
According to Spiro news, Muslims entered a Catholic Church in Cairo, shooting and shouting.
A Catholic missionary who is a member of the Comboni order witnessed the scene. He said that one of Catholics killed in the weekend violence was the father to a postulant in the Comboni order who had been doing missionary work in Uganda.
The man’s chest was riddled with bullets.