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On Sunday the 10-15 million strong Coptic Orthodox Church elected a new Pope, to replace Pope Shenouda III who died in March. In an elaborate yet prayerful ceremony at St Mark's Cathedral in Cairo, with chants and incense in the air, the names of three papal candidates chosen in an earlier vote were placed in a wax-sealed bowl before a blindfolded boy - himself one of 12 shortlisted children -...

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