“And prepare against them whatever you are able of power and of steeds of war by which you may strike terror in the enemy of Allah and your enemy and others besides them whom you do not know, whom Allah knows.” (Qur’an 8:60)
“Bomb Strikes St Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria, Pope Tawadros II ‘Safe,’” Egyptian Streets, April 9, 2017:
A bomb has exploded near St. Mark Coptic Cathedral in Alexandria, just hours after another bombing at St George’s in Tanta.
According to initial reports, the bomb struck outside the Cathedral, killing at least one person.
Coptic Pope Tawadros II, the head of the Coptic Church, was inside the Cathedral at the time of the explosion. Initial reports indicate the Pope is safe. Pope Tawadros II was inside the church presiding over Palm Sunday celebrations.