Pope - Egypt NPR's Jennifer Ludden in Cairo tells Robert Siegel that Pope John Paul the Second has arrived in Egypt. It's the first papal visit to the country, which has the largest Christian community in the Middle East. Egypt is the start of a Middle East pilgrimage by the Pope that culminates next month with visits to Jordan, the Palestinian territories and Israel. The high point of John Paul's visit to Egypt will be a visit to St. Catherine's Monastery at Mount Sinai, where many believe Moses received the ten commandments.
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Pope - Egypt

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Pope - Egypt

Pope - Egypt

Pope - Egypt

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NPR's Jennifer Ludden in Cairo tells Robert Siegel that Pope John Paul the Second has arrived in Egypt. It's the first papal visit to the country, which has the largest Christian community in the Middle East. Egypt is the start of a Middle East pilgrimage by the Pope that culminates next month with visits to Jordan, the Palestinian territories and Israel. The high point of John Paul's visit to Egypt will be a visit to St. Catherine's Monastery at Mount Sinai, where many believe Moses received the ten commandments.