Maryland Copts Pray for Safety Of Families In Egypt Amid Protests

January 30, 2011

Author: Yeganeh June Torbati

Source: The Baltimore Sun

As they have done for nearly 20 years, members of the close-knit and expanding community of Coptic Christians in Maryland prayed Sunday morning at a church in Savage, the red-brick building thick with incense and echoing with the sound of religious recitations sung in Arabic and English.