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  11/4/2012, Cheshvan 19, 5773

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.