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An ecumenical pilgrim in Egypt

VATICAN (SE): Father Rafic Greiche described the recent visit of Pope Francis to the land of pharaohs and pyramids as a great blessing to the whole of Egypt, both Muslim and Christian.
 
“It boosted the morale of the Egyptian people, especially after the Palm Sunday blasts,” the spokesperson for the Catholic bishops of Egypt said.
 

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Egypt looks to the pope with hope

HONG KONG (SE): “In this Holy Week, the Christian community (in Egypt) is experiencing the passion of Jesus Christ with a mixture of fear and sadness,” Father Rafic Greiche, the spokesperson for the Church in the country, said after two bombs, one in Tanta and one in Alexandria exploded in churches on Palm Sunday, April 9, leaving dozens dead and more injured, Catholics are now looking to the visit of Pope Francis to give them hope.

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