The Pope in Egypt



Pope Francis travels to Egypt April 28-29, a trip that takes him to Al-Azhar mosque and university, the most prestigious center of learning in the Sunni Muslim world. It’s a high-wire act, one in which terrorism, Christian/Muslim relations, ecumenism and the fate of persecuted Christians all will be front-and-center. Crux’s John L. Allen Jr. is on the papal plane, so click here for our comprehensive coverage.