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Egypt: Pope Francis visits bombed Coptic church in Cairo 01:03

Egypt: Pope Francis visits bombed Coptic church in Cairo

Egypt, Cairo
April 28, 2017 at 23:13 GMT -00:00 · Published

Pope Francis and Coptic Christian leader Pope Tawadros II attended a service at St. Mark's Cathedral in Cairo, Friday, paying tribute to those who died in a deadly blast on the grounds in December.

Francis lit a candle in front of a memorial at the cathedral's St. Peter and St. Paul church, where a suicide bomber killed 29 people on December 11.

Earlier in the day, the Pope attended a peace conference hosted by Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb at Al-Azhar University, the main cultural institution of Sunni Islam.

Egypt: Pope Francis visits bombed Coptic church in Cairo 01:03
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Pope Francis and Coptic Christian leader Pope Tawadros II attended a service at St. Mark's Cathedral in Cairo, Friday, paying tribute to those who died in a deadly blast on the grounds in December.

Francis lit a candle in front of a memorial at the cathedral's St. Peter and St. Paul church, where a suicide bomber killed 29 people on December 11.

Earlier in the day, the Pope attended a peace conference hosted by Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb at Al-Azhar University, the main cultural institution of Sunni Islam.

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