Pope Shenouda to undergo back surgery in the U.S.
Pope Shenouda III left Egypt today,and is to undergo back surgery in Cleveland, Ohio on monday.
He will have cartilage removed from his spine.
The coptic orthodox pontiff is due back in Cairo in time for the 35th anniversary of his inauguration as Pope on the 14th of November 1971.
Upon request from a fellow blogspotter and friend, i´m adding a photo, it´s from the AFP
Pope Shenouda III, Coptic church, Egypt