Pope Shenouda heads to US for treatment

Egyptian Coptic leader Pope Shenouda III set off for New York on Sunday for medical treatment.

Shenouda entered Salam hospital in Mohandessin following a minor illness on Thursday, but was discharged the same day.

His health was declared stable after treatment in the US in February.

Shenouda undergoes periodical examinations every three months in a clinic located in Cleveland, an American city . He suffers from kidney and back problems.

Translated from the Arabic Edition

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