Pope to visit Egypt in April
March 20, 2017
Greg Burke, the director of the Holy See Press Office, has announced that Pope Francis will visit Cairo on April 28 and 29.
The visit—the Pope’s eighteenth apostolic journey outside Italy—follows invitations from President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the nation’s Catholic bishops, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria, and the Grand Imam of al-Azhar.
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- Statement by the director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke, 18.03.2017 (Holy See Press Office)
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