Clashes after funeral of Egypt Coptic Christians

Pope Tawadros II  leads mass at the al-Abasseya Coptic Cathedral in Cairo on January 6, 2013.  By Khaled Desouki (AFP/File)

Pope Tawadros II leads mass at the al-Abasseya Coptic Cathedral in Cairo on January 6, 2013. By Khaled Desouki (AFP/File)






CAIRO (AFP) – Clashes broke out on Sunday outside Cairo’s Coptic cathedral after the funeral prayers for four Christians killed in sectarian clashes, witnesses said.

They said the mourners who were chanting against the ruling Muslim Brotherhood were pelted with stones as they came out of the cathedral.


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