Egypt steps up security ahead of Pope’s visit

The papal visit comes shortly after suicide attacks on two churches killed dozens of people Egypt has heightened security in the area around the Vatican residence in Cairo ahead of Pope Francis’ visit this weekend, which comes weeks after suicide attacks on two churches killed dozens of people. In Zamalek, a wealthy neighborhood on a… Continue reading Egypt steps up security ahead of Pope’s visit

Vatican releases itinerary for papal trip to Egypt

Francis will speak at the al-Azhar University during his visit to Egypt on April 28-29 Pope Francis will meet with the leader of one of the world’s leading Sunni Muslim institutions, the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church and representatives of the Catholic Church on a two-day trip to Cairo. The Pope is scheduled to… Continue reading Vatican releases itinerary for papal trip to Egypt