By Miriam Raftery
Photo by A. Fanous, St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria, before the bombing
April 11, 2017 (Alexandria, Egypt) – At least 45 people are dead following bombings on churches in two Egyptian cities, the New York Times reports. The attacks which occurred on Palm Sunday targeted Christian worshippers. The actions follow a December declaration by ISIS, or the Islamic State, terror group to slaughter Christians at the homes, places of worship and elsewhere in Egypt.