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Pope Francis in Egypt

Pope Francis walks alongside Coptic Pope Tawadros II during a visit at the Saint Peter and Saint Paul church in Cairo

Pope Francis walks alongside Coptic Pope Tawadros II during a visit at the Saint Peter and Saint Paul church in Cairo

Pope's message of thanks to Tawadros II following Egypt visit

10/05/2017 12:18

Pope Francis has sent a message to His Holiness Pope Tawadros II thanking him for his hospitality and for their "moving meeting and common prayer as brothers in Christ", during his recent visit to Egypt.

 

Pope Francis and Coptic Pope Tawadros II

Pope Francis and Coptic Pope Tawadros II sign a common declaration during the papal visit to Cairo on April 28th and 29th 2017

Catholic-Coptic joint declaration: an important ecumenical milestone

09/05/2017 18:13

The emeritus rector of the Pontifical University of St Anselm, Benedictine Father Mark Sheridan, reflects on the ecumenical significance of the Catholic-Coptic common declaration, signed during Pope Francis' visit to Cairo on April 28th

Pope Francis talks to journalists during an inflight press conference on his return from Egypt

Pope Francis talks to journalists during an inflight press conference on his return from Egypt

Pope Francis in-flight presser after Egypt visit

30/04/2017 13:53

Pope Francis on Saturday evening, during his return from Egypt, held his traditional inflight “press conference” with journalists onboard the Papal plane touching on a wide range of issues.

 

Pope urges Egypt’s clergy to be salt and ‎light

29/04/2017 15:41

Pope Francis urged Egypt's priests, religious and seminarians to be “a positive ‎force, salt and ‎light”, without allowing themselves to be discouraged by the prophets of destruction and condemnation.  

 

Pope Francis

Pope Francis meets with priests, religious and seminarians in Cairo at the conclusion of his April 28th-29th visit to Egypt

Pope to Egypt's priests and religious: be sowers of hope and dialogue

29/04/2017 15:30

Pope Francis on Saturday told Egypt’s priests, religious and seminarians to be sowers of hope, builders of bridges and agents of dialogue, despite the many difficulties they face

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Cairo, Saturday, April 29, 2017

Pope Francis holds his pastoral staff as he celebrates Mass for Egypt's tiny Catholic community, at the Air Defense Stadium in Cairo, Saturday, April 29, 2017

Pope Francis in Cairo: full text of homily at Sat AM Mass

29/04/2017 10:30

We bring you the full text of the official English translation of the homily Pope Francis prepared for the faithful at Mass on Saturday morning in Cairo