Coptic Christians in Egypt pick pope

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The Coptic Christians in Egypt picked a new leader Sunday, CNN reported.

CNN reported a blindfolded boy picked the new pope from a crystal chalice. Bishop Tawadros Theodrus II is the new pope.

Pope Shenounda III died in earlier this year. He led the church for 40 years before his death.

ABC News reported that Tawadros will be ordained Nov. 18.

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