Egypt’s Pope back Home

The Egyptian Gazette

CAIRO – Pope Shenouda III, the head of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church, returned home Thursday from a trip to the US and Hungary, where he received treatment and opened a new church, the official Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported.

MENA addedhat the Pontiff was in good health after some check-ups in the US, followed by his trip to Hungary, where he was awarded an honorary doctorate and inaugurated the Virgin Mary and Archangel Michael Church in Budapest.

A ceremony was held to welcome Pope Shenouda, as he arrived at his headquarters at Saint Mark’s Cathedral in el-Abbasiya after his 19-day trip. He told those present at the ceremony that he was in good health.