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  • Monday ,19 March 2012
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Salafi MP: Al-Nour Party will not participate in the Pope's funeral!

By-Emad Tomas

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Monday ,19 March 2012

Salafi MP: Al-Nour Party will not participate in the Pope's funeral!

 MP Mohamed Abdel Wahab Kurdi of Al-Nour party told Copts United that Islam prevents from attending the funerals or entering the tombs of Christians, however we can help washing their dead bodies.

Kurdi added that Pope Shenouda was very quiet, wise and understanding who could handle all kinds of situations.
He said that Egypt has lost a man who gave strength to the Church, and revived Christianity among the Christians of Egypt. Kurdi expressed his fear that some splits and problems could occur after his death.