Pope Francis in Egypt to improve intercommunal ties

Pope Francis is in Egypt for a two-day visit aimed at improving ties between Muslims and Christians. It is the first time a head of the Roman Catholic Church has set foot in Egypt in 17 years.

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    Pope Francis is in Egypt for a two-day visit aimed at improving ties between Muslims and Christians.

    It is the first time a head of the Roman Catholic Church has set foot in Egypt in 17 years.

    The trip comes just weeks after two bomb attacks on Egyptian Christian churches left 45 people dead.

    Al Jazeera's Jamal Elshayyal explains.


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