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Pope's funeral motorcade arrives; mourners swarm, block procession

Ambulance bearing Pope Shenouda III's body reaches St Bishoy Monastery, mourners swarm motorcade, blocking path

Ahram Online, Tuesday 20 Mar 2012
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The ambulance carrying the late patriarch's body and several other cars have arrived in Wadi Al-Natroun, in their last approach to St Bishoy Monastery. Thousands of mourners rush towards the motorcade, blocking the ambulance's path.  Military police, trying to maintain order, have surrounded the ambulance. These are moments of pandemonium, as military police along with deacons and altar boys try to secure the ambulances path, fighting off the press of mourners -- now in the several of thousands. The ambulance is inching its way forward.

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semhar tekleab
21-03-2012 08:12pm
my feeling
PopeShenouda III is a great father of as he gaid our life as our lord says by writing diferent books .so our father all though he not with us by flesh he is with as by sprit all the time for ever.
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