Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Despite church bombings, Pope Francis plans to visit Egypt this month

Pope Francis insists he'll go forward with a planned visit to Egypt this month, despite two bombings at Coptic Christian churches over the weekend
The Pope is due to visit Cairo on April 28 and April 29 at the invitation of Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II, Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed el-Tayeb, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, as well at Catholic bishops in Egypt.
The pope is scheduled to meet with the grand imam of al-Azhar and the head of the Coptic Christian church during the visit.

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