Sometimes I wonder if political liberation is always a good thing—at least for Christians around the world. Egypt’s Coptic Christians and churches have been under attack again since yesterday. Muslim extremists just burned down a church and has sparked new protests. (read New York Times and Catholic Online)
Since President Hosni Mubarak was kicked out, these Egyptian extremists are beginning to think they have free reign to persecute Christians. Same thing happened to Iraqi Christians after Saddam Hussein was on the run. It may be a political game of choose the leader who will hinder your personal interest the least—not necessarily choose who you think would make the best leader for the nation.