Thousands of #Egypt -ian Christians gather in #Cairo to pay their final respects to Pope #Shenouda III. Baba Shenouda, as he was known to his followers, headed one of the most ancient churches in the world. Under church law, the process of choosing Shenouda’s successor can take up to three months, but an interim leader will be picked within a week (Khalil Hamra/AP)
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Egyptian #Christian Copts mourn the death of Pope Shenuda III the spiritual leader of the Middle East's largest Christian minority, at the Saint Mark #Coptic cathedral in #Cairo 17 March, 2012.