Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Pope Francis may struggle to walk in the footsteps of his namesake in modern-day Egypt



Pope Francis may struggle to walk in the footsteps of his namesake in modern-day Egypt

The Tablet

Nearly 800 years after St Francis of Assisi crossed battlelines to sue the Muslims for peace, the Pope who named himself after the iconic saint of poverty and peace, is travelling to Egypt on what will be a highly symbolic bridge-building mission with the Islamic world...