Pope Tawadros II meets U.S. International Religious Freedom Ambassador
Pope Tawadros II - YOUM7 (Archive)

CAIRO: Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See met with David N. Saperstein, the U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Friday, Youm7 reported.

The meeting, which took place at Abbasiya Cathedral, the Coptic papal seat in Cairo, The visit was attended by a number of representatives from the Pope’s office. They reviewed the situation of the Copts in Egypt and discussed the importance of protecting religious freedom, human rights and tolerance.

Egypt is the last station in Saperstein’s Middle East tour that included Israel, Jerusalem, the West Bank and Turkey.


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