On Tuesday, April 11, the superior General of the Catholic Order of the friars minor konwentualnych Marco Tasca in an interview with «Vatican Radio» reported that Pope Francis reaffirms its decision to go to the end of the month to Egypt, «to contribute to the dialogue and common Christian life.»
Earlier it was reported that the visit of the head of the Roman Catholic Church in Egypt scheduled for 28 April. He plans to meet with President Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi and the head of the Coptic Church Tawadros. The Pope also plans to visit the Sunni al-Azhar University.
The Apostolic visit was to demonstrate to the Egyptian Christians threatens nothing.
A few weeks before the visit of Pope Islamists attacked Coptic churches in Tanta and Alexandria. The victims of these terrorist attacks were about 50 people.
Pope Francis condemned the actions of the terrorists, expressed his condolences to the bereaved families and wished the injured a speedy recovery.