Pope Francis condemns Cairo terror attack on Coptic church

Posted April 9, 2017 3:43 pm by Editor

Pope Francis condemns Cairo terror attack on Coptic church

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis condemned the terror attack on a Coptic church dedicated to St. George – Mar Girgis – in the city of Tanta, north of Cairo, which killed upward of two dozen people and injured nearly 60 others.
“[W]e pray for the victims claimed this [Sunday] morning,” Pope Francis said in remarks to the faithful gathered in St. Peter’s Square to pray the Angelus with him following Palm Sunday Mass, during which news of the attack – the first of two on Coptic targets Sunday, occurred.
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“To my dear brother, His Holiness Pope Tawadros

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