LOI are sad to hear of the attack on the Coptic bishop, Bishop Makarios of Minya, in Egypt, on Monday morning (30 September) when he and his vehicle came under fire. The bishop, according to a statement issued by the Minya Diocese, was visiting the village of Garees in Abu Qerqas to offer condolences to the family of Karim Samir Lamaee, a Christian resident of the town who had sold property to donate to the Church and was subsequently killed. Full report at http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2013/09/30/minya-bishop-escapes-assassination-attempt/