RELIGION

Egyptian Coptic Christian Pope Dead, Shenouda III; Egypt Leader Died At 88

Mar 17, 2012 | Updated May 17, 2012

CAIRO, March 17 (Reuters) - Egyptian Coptic Christian Pope Shenouda III, 88, died in Egypt on Saturday, his political adviser Hany Aziz told Reuters.

"He died from complications in health and from old age," Aziz said. He had recently returned from abroad where he had been seeking treatment for his health. (Reporting by Patrick Werr)

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