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Pope Francis waves as he arrives to celebrate Mass for Egypt's tiny Catholic community at the Air Defense Stadium in Cairo Saturday

"My husband was everything".

For one thing, the political context in Egypt is different. He also spoke to Egyptian authorities later on the same day.

Friday's agreement will end the previous standards that were practiced under late Pope Shenouda III, who asserted that one had to undergo rebaptism if one was not baptised in an Orthodox Church, according to state-owned newspaper Al Ahram.

"He was happy to be in connection with the people", Greiche said.

Pope Francis said his contention that the Third World War already is underway and is being fought "piecemeal" also can be seen in places where there are internal conflicts like in the Middle East, Yemen and parts of Africa.

"He visits all countries with suffering, countries with problems", said Alban, 42.

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) - Pope Francis is warning that "a good part of humanity" will be destroyed if tensions with North Korea escalate, and he is calling for diplomacy and a revived United Nations to take the lead in negotiating a resolution.

"Peace be with you", the spiritual leader of the world's 1.3 billion Catholics said in Arabic as he started his homily.

We are trying build a new country and spread the message to the world that we are in a new era, he explained.

The Pope, again speaking in Italian, focused on Egypt's role in fighting terrorism, evoking events from biblical and modern history.

Further, Francis is not Pope Benedict, who, fairly or not, never quite escaped the legacy of a controversial 2006 speech in Regensburg, Germany, which inflamed Muslim sentiment by appearing to link the Prophet Muhammad with violence. "He's been very friendly, just brings hope and love to everybody".

"Unless we tear apart the veil clouding our vision and shatter the hardness of our hearts and our prejudices, we will never be able to recognize the face of God", he said. "We can not afford to lose this battle". They're sick of fanatics and "crazies" hijacking the faith they cherish, they're sick of sectarian battles and upheaval, and they don't want in Egypt what they've watched play out in Syria, Iraq, and other ISIS strongholds.

"Everyone was really touched with his sincerity", said Vivian Gobran, 41, of Cairo, after attending a Mass that Francis celebrated at the suburban Air Defense Stadium on Saturday before he departed.

"Yesterday in the prayer meeting we found the three big religious leaders were sitting on the same stage, just praying along with the Vatican, the Pope".

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In remarks widely reported as pointed at the Egyptian president the pope said, "history does not forgive those who preach justice but then practice injustice".

Pope was in Egypt on a two-day trip created to forge Muslim-Christian brotherhood and show solidarity with the country's persecuted Coptic Christian minority, Efe news reported.

Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi, left, meets Pope Francis upon his arrival to Cairo on April 28.

Diplomacy is the best response in these times, he said.

Instead, he urged them to take care of others, be merciful and keep "being a people of "disciples-missionaries".

"Let us say once more a firm and clear 'No!' to every form of violence, vengeance and hatred carried out in the name of religion or in the name of God".

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