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Egyptian Christians carry a man who fell unconscious as mourners crowed the funeral of the late Pope Shenouda III, the patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church who led Egypt's Christian minority for 40 years during a time of increasing tensions with Muslims, at Mar Morqos, or St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, March 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Egyptian Christians mourn death of Coptic Pope

March 20, 2012

Egypt's Coptic Pope Shenuda was laid to rest on Mar. 20 in a monastery in the Egyptian desert, amid hysterical scenes as thousands of mourners mobbed to get close to his coffin.