Pope Shenouda III dies at 88; leader of Coptic Orthodox Church

The patriarch guided Egypt’s Christians as they felt increasingly isolated and threatened after Mubarak’s ouster. He led the church for four decades and was dogged in protecting Coptic interests.

 

from By Jeffrey Fleishman, Los Angeles Times

via http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/middleeast/la-me-pope-shenouda-20120318,0,1967225.story?track=rss

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