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Pope Francis Decries Church Attacks in Egypt’s Alexandria and Tanta

Pope Francis Decries Church Attacks in Egypt’s Alexandria and Tanta

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Pope Francis has decried the church attacks in Egypt’s Alexandria and Tanta that happened on Palm Sunday.

Pope Francis expressed his deep condolences to Pope Tawadros II, the Coptic church and all of the Egyptian nation.

A bomb detonated early on Sunday at St Geroge’s church in the governorate of Tanta, leaving at 28 killed and more than 71 injuries.

A second bomb detonated in front of the main gate of St Mark’s church in the governorate of Alexandria, killing at least 16 and injuring many others.

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