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  • Vatican confirms Pope to visit Egypt April 28-29

    Vatican confirms Pope to visit Egypt April 28-29

    Following various media reports, the Vatican has confirmed Pope Francis will visit Egypt April 28-29 in order to stop at the Al-Azhar university and mosque, considered the premier center of learning in the Sunni Muslim world, to press the campaign against religious violence.

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  • Vatican confirms papal trip to Egypt under study

    Vatican confirms papal trip to Egypt under study

    On Saturday the Vatican spokesman, American Greg Burke, confirmed that a papal trip to Egypt is under consideration, but insisted that no date have been finalized and no itinerary has been. Italy’s state-run media reported that Francis would visit Egypt’s Al-Azhar university and mosque in late May.

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