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Pope Shenouda back at Cathedral, in stable health condition

Pope Shenouda III, the Coptic Orthodox Patriarch's bout of ill health is not serious, say doctors

Nader Habib, Thursday 7 Apr 2011
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Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria (Reuters)
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Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria has returned to the Cathedral's ‎headquarters after ‎undergoing medical check-ups in Cairo. The state of his health was found to be relatively ‎stable.

Doctor Wahid Doos, who examined the Pope, said the Coptic Patriarch suffered from a small ‎laryngeal ulcer that will be treated by ‎medication rather than surgery. ‎

The Coptic pope could not deliver his weekly sermon on Wednesday at St ‎Mark's Coptic Orthodox ‎Cathedral due to his health problem.  ‎

Bishop Armia, the pope’s assistant, also quashed rumours that Pope Shenouda ‎would travel abroad ‎for treatment.‎

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