Pope considering Egypt trip: Vatican

Pope considering Egypt trip: VaticanThe Vatican is examining the possibility of Pope Francis visiting Egypt, but no dates have been set, his spokesman said Saturday after Italian reports suggested the trip would happen in May. “A trip by the Holy Father to Egypt is under study but neither dates nor a programme have been finalised,” the spokesman, Greg Burke, said in a statement. Italy’s national broadcaster RAI had claimed that Pope Francis would visit Cairo from May 20-21 and that his programme would include a stop at the Al-Azhar university and mosque complex.

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