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MOURNING Chaos at Coptic Pope’s Memorial Gianluigi Guercia, AFP / Getty Images

Chaos at Coptic Pope’s Memorial

Three people were crushed to death when the memorial service for Egypt’s late Coptic Pope Shenouda III plunged into chaos Sunday. Tens of thousands of mourners tried to catch a glimpse of his embalmed corpse, which sat on the papal throne at a Cairo cathedral. Dozens more were injured in the crowded church. The 88-year-old leader died Saturday and reportedly suffered from cancer.

March 19, 2012 6:49 AM