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  Cheshvan 19, 5773 , 04/11/12

Blindfolded Child to Choose Egypt’s Coptic Pope

The next pope of the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church will be chosen Sunday. Voters have already narrowed down the field to three candidates.

The final choice will be made by a blindfolded child, who will draw one name in what is seen as a show of divine will.

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