Pope Tawadros back to Egypt after pastoral tour in Europe

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Mon, 28 Oct 2019 - 09:26 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese cast his ballot in the referendum on the constitutional amendments in Cairo's El Waily district - Press photo

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese cast his ballot in the referendum on the constitutional amendments in Cairo's El Waily district - Press photo

CAIRO, Oct 28 (MENA) - Pope Twadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese returned to Cairo from Austria, wrapping up a pastoral tour of Europe which started on October 9.

In statements on Monday, Coptic Orthodox Church spokesman Father Boules Halim said the pope visited a number of parishes in France, Switzerland, Belgium and Austria.

During the tour, he met with the Egyptian ambassadors in the four countries as well as high-ranking officials, topped by French President Emmanuel Macron.

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