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July 8, 1989 | From Reuters
The Rev. Jesse Jackson, on a four-day visit to Cairo, told the head of Egypt's Christian Coptic Church on Friday that he can expect a warm welcome on his visit to the United States later this summer. Pope Shenouda III will visit the United States in August on his first foreign trip since he was accused of stirring up sectarian unrest and banished to a desert monastery in 1981. He was released in 1985.
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September 19, 1992 | JON NALICK, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Pope Shenouda III, religious leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church, will turn the 11-year dream of local faithful into reality Sunday when he consecrates the first Orange County church of one of Christianity's oldest sects. "We're happy, of course, and very eager. All the people are anxious to see him," Father Felimon M. Mikhail said Friday as he prepared for the papal visit. "We've waited (a long time) for this blessing from him."
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November 1, 1989 | RUSSELL CHANDLER, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
When Southern California's 25,000 Coptic Orthodox Christians say "Pope" they mean Shenouda III, not John Paul II, and church headquarters is in Cairo rather than Rome. As part of a pastoral visit to North America's 200,000 Coptic faithful in 41 churches, Pope Shenouda is in Los Angeles this week, speaking, meeting with religious and civic dignitaries, consecrating a new church and dedicating the first Coptic monastery in the United States, near Barstow. Outside of New York, the largest U.S.
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November 1, 1989 | RUSSELL CHANDLER, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
When Southern California's 25,000 Coptic Orthodox Christians say "Pope" they mean Shenouda III, not John Paul II, and church headquarters is in Cairo rather than Rome. As part of a pastoral visit to North America's 200,000 Coptic faithful in 41 churches, Pope Shenouda is in Los Angeles this week, speaking, meeting with religious and civic dignitaries, consecrating a new church and dedicating the first Coptic monastery in the United States, near Barstow. Outside of New York, the largest U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 19, 1992 | JON NALICK, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Pope Shenouda III, religious leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church, will turn the 11-year dream of local faithful into reality Sunday when he consecrates the first Orange County church of one of Christianity's oldest sects. "We're happy, of course, and very eager. All the people are anxious to see him," Father Felimon M. Mikhail said Friday as he prepared for the papal visit. "We've waited (a long time) for this blessing from him."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 8, 1989 | From Reuters
The Rev. Jesse Jackson, on a four-day visit to Cairo, told the head of Egypt's Christian Coptic Church on Friday that he can expect a warm welcome on his visit to the United States later this summer. Pope Shenouda III will visit the United States in August on his first foreign trip since he was accused of stirring up sectarian unrest and banished to a desert monastery in 1981. He was released in 1985.
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