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Pope Francis arrives in Egypt on historic visit -

Pope Francis said violence cannot be committed in the name of God, in a speech at a Muslim-Christian conference in Egypt. The 80-year-old touched down at Cairo airport on Friday before he was ushered in a car to meet Egyptian President Abdel Fattah ...and more »

Pope Francis in Egypt: A voice of reason -

When terrorists targeted Coptic Churches on Palm Sunday, the infamous news outlet Breitbart shared the news on its Facebook page with the caption: "When will Muslims stop murdering Christians?" Islamophobic outlets and individuals feast upon such ...and more »

Pope Francis leads mass for thousands of Egyptian Catholics - The Times of Israel

Huge security as pontiff circles Cairo stadium in a golf cart; worshipers release yellow and white balloons. By Catherine MARCIANO and Tony Gamal-Gabriel 29 April 2017, 12:30 pm 1 Edit · Facebook · Twitter · email; Print; 373 shares. Pope Francis is ...and more »

Pope Francis and Coptic pope agree not to re-baptize - National Catholic Reporter

Cairo — Pope Francis' trip to Egypt was marked Friday, April 28, by a significant step forward in ecumenical relations between the Roman Catholic and Coptic Orthodox Churches. In a joint declaration signed April 28 by Francis and Coptic Pope Tawadros ...and more »

Two key takeaways from the pope's TED talk - The Conversation US

Pope Francis gave a talk at the TED international conference, which brings in influential speakers, in Vancouver on the evening of Tuesday, April 25. The talk – a surprise for all in the audience – recapitulated the key themes of the Argentinian pope's ...and more »

Pope Francis in Egypt: To kill in the name of God is blasphemy - Catholic News Agency

Cairo, Egypt, Apr 28, 2017 / 09:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his first speech in Egypt on Friday, Pope Francis denounced all forms of violence and hatred, saying that they are blasphemous when carried out in the name of God, or under the pretense of ...and more »

Pope Francis delivers anti-terrorism message to open two-day visit to Egypt - Los Angeles Times

Pope Francis on Friday won over his Egyptian audience with a few words, spoken in Arabic: "Peace be with you." "There is no justification for violence," he said to applause at Al Azhar conference center in Cairo, adding that it's the responsibility of ...and more »

'He brought his blessing to Egypt.' Pope Francis embraces Muslim leaders in two-day visit - Los Angeles Times

Pope Francis left Egypt charmed after a high-stakes, two-day visit during which he embraced Muslim leaders, challenged religious extremists and waved to fans from a blue Fiat instead of his armored popemobile. "Everyone was really touched with his ...and more »

In Cairo, Francis Takes On 'Demagogic' Populism and Violence Masked as Piety - New York Times

Right Now Pope Francis is in Egypt, bearing a message of peace and reconciliation. The country is under a state of emergency after suicide bombings, attributed to Islamic State militants, killed at least 44 people in Coptic Christian churches on Palm ...and more »

'Pilgrim of peace' Pope Francis heads to Egypt - The Local Italy

Pope Francis flies to Egypt on Friday for a visit aimed at fostering reconciliation with the Muslim world against the backdrop of recent jihadist attacks on the Middle East's biggest Christian community. The 80-year-old pontiff is due in Cairo around ...and more »