The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Prayers for Egypt

After demonstrations grew against President Hosni Mubarak and more than 300 people were killed, ELCA Presiding Bishop Mark S. Hanson issued a Jan. 31 statement urging Egyptian leaders to respect human rights and asked ELCA members to pray for "an end to the violence and for a peaceful solution that will benefit all people living in Egypt."

Ten ELCA missionaries serving in Egypt were evacuated to St. Paul, Minn.

Eight students and a professor from Luther Seminary, St. Paul, also left Egypt the end of January.


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