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Pope Tawadros II, the new pope of the Coptic Orthodox church, attends his enthronement ceremony at St. Mark Cathedral in Abbasiya, Cairo November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Pope Tawadros II, the new pope of the Coptic Orthodox church, attends his enthronement ceremony at St. Mark Cathedral in Abbasiya, Cairo November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Pope Tawadros II, the new pope of the Coptic Orthodox church, attends his enthronement ceremony at St. Mark Cathedral in Abbasiya, Cairo November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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Pope Tawadros II (L), the new pope of the Coptic Orthodox church, stands behind Egypt's Prime Minister Hisham Kandil (C) during the pope's enthronement ceremony at St. Mark Cathedral in Abbasiya, Cairo November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Pope Tawadros II (L), the new pope of the Coptic Orthodox church, stands behind Egypt's Prime Minister Hisham Kandil (C) during the pope's enthronement ceremony at St. Mark Cathedral in Abbasiya, Cairo November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Pope Tawadros II (L), the new pope of the Coptic Orthodox church, stands behind Egypt's Prime Minister Hisham Kandil (C) during the pope's enthronement ceremony at St. Mark Cathedral in Abbasiya, Cairo November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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Pope Tawadros II, the new pope of the Coptic Orthodox church, stands during his enthronement ceremony at St. Mark Cathedral in Abbasiya, Cairo November 18, 2012. The Coptic Orthodox church staged a ceremony rich in ritual on Sunday to install its pope, Tawadros II, who Christians hope will guide them through the new, Islamist-led Egypt. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Pope Tawadros II, the new pope of the Coptic Orthodox church, stands during his enthronement ceremony at St. Mark Cathedral in Abbasiya, Cairo November 18, 2012. The Coptic Orthodox church staged a ceremony rich in ritual on Sunday to install its...more

Pope Tawadros II, the new pope of the Coptic Orthodox church, stands during his enthronement ceremony at St. Mark Cathedral in Abbasiya, Cairo November 18, 2012. The Coptic Orthodox church staged a ceremony rich in ritual on Sunday to install its pope, Tawadros II, who Christians hope will guide them through the new, Islamist-led Egypt. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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