An Egyptian Christian Copt holds a portrait of late Pope Shenouda III as mourners wait in a queue to enter Saint Mark’s Coptic Cathedral. (photo: Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images)
From St. Mark’s Cathedral in the el-Abbassiya district of Cairo, thousands of mourners are paying their last respects to Pope Shenouda III, the leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church. He died on Saturday at the age of 88. Ahram Online is live-blogging from the site.