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Murals for the almighty

Coptic Christian Ayman William serves God through his artwork for churches in Egypt, elsewhere

By MOHAMED WAGDY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

This article was published May 13, 2017 at 2:01 a.m.

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Climbing scaffolding, artist Ayman William moves from mural to mural within Mar Girgis Church in Cairo, which is building a new extension.

Ayman William paints King David, who is considered a prophet in Islam. Mar Girgis, whose name in English is St. George, lies deep within the alleyways...

CAIRO -- On a scaffold several stories high beneath the dome of a Cairo church, Ayman William paints for the glory of God, unfazed by recent attacks against his fellow Coptic Christians in Egypt.

Ayman William paints King David, who is considered a prophet in Islam. Mar Girgis, whose name in English is St. George, lies deep within the alleyways...

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