Pope Tawadros II

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Birthday
4, 1952
Birthplace
Mansoura, Egypt
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
4, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
Mansoura, Egypt

About

118th pope of Alexandria and the See of St. Mark, who supported the withdrawal of Egyptian churches from the Constituent Assembly.

Before Fame

In 1989, he was ordained a priest after studying theology at the Monastery of Saint Pishoy in Wadi Natrun.

Trivia

In 2013, he met with Pope Francis, which was only the second papal gathering in Italy in 1,500 years.

Family Life

He was born in Mansoura, Egypt.

Associated With

He visited Pope Francis in Rome, where they visited tombs and held a shared prayer.