This takes real courage, for it could lead to violent reprisals from the adherents of the Religion of Peace and Tolerance. It also is heartening in that it shows that significant numbers of Copts are not willing to imbibe Islamic antisemitism and tow the Islamic supremacist political line. Anti-dhimmitude in Egypt: “Egyptian churches reject call for massive anti-Israel protest,” by Emad Khalil in AlMasry AlYoum, August 25 (thanks to Pamela Geller):
Egyptian churches announced on Thursday their rejection of a protest scheduled for next Friday to demand the expulsion of the Israeli ambassador to Cairo.
A number of activists who have been staging a sit-in in front of the Israeli Embassy called Tuesday for a million-strong demonstration to take place this Friday to demand the removal of the Israeli ambassador, a move that would likely further strain relations between Cairo and Tel Aviv….
The Coptic Church called for political groups and coalitions to leave the issue to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) and the government. It urged youths to cooperate with the military junta so that they do not become separated from their political leaders, as was the case under the former regime.
The Catholic Church spokesman Rafiq Greish said that youth should not interfere in what should be done with the Israeli ambassador and should leave the SCAF to deal with the matter….