Pope Francis, Tawadros II to mark 50 years of renewed Catholic-Coptic Orthodox relations

Catholic News Agency, Hannah Brockhaus:

The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, Pope Tawadros II, will celebrate a liturgy in the Papal Basilica of St. John Lateran on Sunday to mark 50 years of renewed relations between the Catholic and Coptic Orthodox Churches.

Tawadros II’s visit to Rome this week marks the 50th anniversary of a historic encounter between St. Paul VI and Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria in 1973. Report is here.