Coptic priest gunned down by ISIS in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula – Crux

Associated Press    June 30, 2016

In this Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 file photo, Coptic Christians walk outside St. Markos Church in Minya, south of Cairo, Egypt. On June 30, 2016, a Coptic priest was shot and killed in the Sinai Peninsula, an act for which ISIS claimed responsibility. (Credit: AP Photo/Roger Anis, File.)

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the shooting death of a priest of the Coptic Church, a branch of Orthodoxy that’s the largest Christian community in Egypt, claiming that the 46-year-old cleric was guilty of “combating Islam,” and in separate incident a bombing attack left a policeman dead.

Source: Coptic priest gunned down by ISIS in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula – Crux