Pope Shenouda III travels to the US for medical treatment
Ahram Online, Wednesday 16 Nov 2011
Pope urges Egyptians to vote in upcoming parliamentary elections before departing for the US


Pope Shenouda III, head of the Egyptian Coptic Church, travelled to the United States on Wednesday for medical examinations and treatment at a Cleveland hospital. It is not known how long he will remain in the US.

Pope Shenouda celebrated being the head of the Coptic Church in Egypt for 40 years on Sunday.

The Pope advised Egyptians to take part in the upcoming parliamentary elections before departing Egypt.

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