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America FilmsApril 29, 2017

Pope Francis concludes his visit to Egypt calling for a "fanaticism" of love and imploring the U.S. and North Korea to step back from the brink of conflict.

Pope Francis listens to a question from Vera Shcherbakova of the Itar-Tass news agency while talking with journalists aboard his flight from Cairo to Rome April 29. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'ConnellApril 29, 2017
The situation in North Korea, he added, has been heated for a long time, "but now it seems it has heated up too much, no?"
Pope Francis greets children dressed as pharaohs and in traditional dress as he arrives to celebrate Mass at the Air Defense Stadium in Cairo April 29. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'ConnellApril 29, 2017
Francis took the risk, trusting in God. His decision transmitted a message of hope on the political front to all Egyptians, Christians and Muslims alike, who are well aware that their country is today a target for ISIS terrorists and is engaged in a battle against terrorism.
Pope Francis greets the crowd as he arrives to celebrate Mass at the Air Defense Stadium in Cairo April 29. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
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The only kind of fanaticism that is acceptable to God is being fanatical about loving and helping others, Pope Francis said on his final day in Egypt.
Faith Video
America FilmsApril 28, 2017
Pope Francis addressed Muslim leaders in Egypt about the need to educate young people for peace.
Pope Francis shakes hands with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sissi, in Cairo, April 28 (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia).
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'ConnellApril 28, 2017
The pope emphasized that Egypt, because of its history and geographical position, “occupies a unique role in the Middle East.