Egyptian Christians attempt to break through cloth barrier to follow and view body of Pope Shenouda III during his funeral in Abassiya Cathedral in Cairo

 
Egyptian Christians attempt to break through cloth barrier to follow and view body of Pope Shenouda III during his funeral in Abassiya Cathedral in Cairo
Egyptian Christians attempt to break through a cloth barrier to follow and view the body of Pope Shenouda III, the head of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church, during his funeral in the Abassiya Cathedral in Cairo March 20, 2012. Thousands of mourners dressed in black gathered in Cairo on Tuesday for the funeral of Egypt's Orthodox Christian Pope Shenouda, who spent his final years trying to comfort a community disturbed by the rise of political Islam. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh (EGYPT - Tags: OBITUARY RELIGION)