Revisit: Pope in Egypt 2017
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This weekend, Pope Francis completed a two day apostolic visit to Egypt, a trip loaded with meaning and symbolism. In this post, you’ll find everything you need to know about the Pope’s visit and we begin with Italian producer Matteo Ciofi here: Find out what Pope Francis’ Trip to Egypt means.
Pope Francis’ Itinerary
On April 28, 2017, the Holy Father kicked off his journey to Egypt with a welcome ceremony at the Cairo airport, followed by a visit with the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in the Presidential Palace. Following his private visit with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the Pope paid