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The Liturgy marked the consecration of the largest cathedral in the Middle East

At least 10 people, including 8 Coptic Christians, were killed

Bishop Angaelos said even terrorists are created in God’s image, and He placed them on earth for much greater things

Hours after Friday’s attack, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi announced that Egypt had launched airstrikes against militant training bases in Libya

Pope Francis assured Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros of his prayers ‘for you, and for peace in Egypt and the Middle East’

The Coptic Pope is due to visit parishes across the country

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In his homily, Francis decried religious fanaticism

‘Your sufferings are also our sufferings,’ Francis tells Egyptian Christians

The Pope is visiting the country only weeks after twin suicide attacks on Coptic churches