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Many see the push for ‘reform’ as a way for one small group to seize control from another

The young man’s death raises questions about Egypt’s regime. Italians will hope the papal visit has some impact

Pope Francis expressed frustration that Vatican-sponsored negotiations to resolve the country’s political impasse had not succeeded

Francis tells journalists the situation ‘has heated up too much’

In his homily, Francis decried religious fanaticism

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

Al-Azhar’s grand imam thanked the Pope for his ‘fair’ comments

Francis was driven into town in a blue Fiat with the window rolled down, having said he would not travel in an armoured vehicle

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

During a meeting with members of Catholic Action yesterday the Pope said there was a temptation to impose vocations on lay people