Pope Tawadros II Receives Pope Francis: Roman Catholic and Coptic Orthodox Churches agree to recognize shared baptism

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OCP News Service – John Anton (Special Correspondent in Cairo) 29/4/17

Cairo-Egypt; His Holiness Pope Tawadros II received His Holiness Pope Francis in Cario. In a common declaration, both Churches agreed to recognize shared baptism. A joint meeting of various Christian Prelates was held under the auspicious patronage of Pope Tawadors II of Alexandria.

Pope in Egypt: Catholics and Copts recognize shared baptism

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew’s I, Pope Theodoros II of Alexandria, various Roman Catholic and Anglican Prelates took part in the ecumenical gathering.

Photos – Coptic Orthodox Church Spokesperson

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