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A closer look at the Coptic community's new spiritual leader.
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No, this is not the new pope elected by Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church today. This is a photo of the late Pope Shenouda III during mass in Cairo's Abassiya Cathedral last January. Today, the group selected Bishop Tawadros as their new spiritual head, making him the 118th pope to lead what is now considered the largest Christian community in the Middle East.

MOHAMMED ABED