Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt Pope Tawadros II prays with Pope Francis, not pictured, in the Redemptoris Mater chapel following their private audience, at the Vatican, Friday, May 10,

 

              Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt Pope Tawadros II prays with Pope Francis, not pictured, in the Redemptoris Mater chapel following their private audience, at the Vatican, Friday, May 10,
Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt Pope Tawadros II prays with Pope Francis, not pictured, in the Redemptoris Mater chapel following their private audience, at the Vatican, Friday, May 10, 2013. The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt, Pope Tawadros II, called on Pope Francis on Friday in the first such meeting in 40 years. The occasion was to mark the anniversary of the signing of a declaration for improving ties between the two churches between Pope Paul VI and Tawadros' predecessor, Pope Shenouda III. (AP Photo/Andreas Solaro, pool)