Coptic pope says Egyptian protests should end

In an exclusive interview, Tawadros II says demonstrators should focus on rebuilding the country.

    Egypt's new Coptic pope, Tawadros II, is urging Egyptians to end street protests and work on rebuilding the country.

    In his first interview with an international English-language channel, he told Al Jazeera's Rawya Rageh the church should stay out of politics.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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