Egypt's Coptic Christians pick new Pope

Bishop Tawadros was chosen as Pope of the Coptic Christian church on Sunday in an elaborate ceremony where a blindfolded boy drew the name out of a crystal chalice.

Bishop Tawadros, 60, soon to be Pope Tawadros II  greets well-wishers, not shown, after being named the 118th Coptic Pope in the Wadi Natrun Monastery complex northwest of Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012. Egypt's ancient Coptic Christian church named a new pope on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 to spiritually guide the community through a time when many fear for their future with the rise of Islamists to power and deterioration in police powers after last year's uprising. (AP Photo/Roger Anis, El Shorouk Newspaper)

Bishop Tawadros, 60, soon to be Pope Tawadros II greets well-wishers, not shown, after being named the 118th Coptic Pope in the Wadi Natrun Monastery complex northwest of Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012. Egypt's ancient Coptic Christian church named a new pope on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 to spiritually guide the community through a time when many fear for their future with the rise of Islamists to power and deterioration in police powers after last year's uprising. (AP Photo/Roger Anis, El Shorouk Newspaper)

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