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Egypt’s long Good Friday

The Pope is taking a risk by visiting Egypt, but he is going to the right place at the right time

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The papal visit comes shortly after suicide attacks on two churches killed dozens of people

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The Pope released a video message ahead of his visit to Egypt on Friday

During his time Egypt, Francis will not use an armoured car and will travel among crowds in a golf cart

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In an interview on Egyptian television, she said: ‘I’m not angry at the one who did this, I am telling him, may God forgive you’

Bedouin tribesmen apparently helped police track down the militants who opened fire on a checkpoint outside St Catherine’s monastery

One policeman was killed in the shooting near the Egyptian monastery