Article Photos: Egypt's Copts choose new pope for uncertain times 3/10

  Acting Coptic Pope Pachomios, center, blindfolds the boy elected to draw the name of the next patriarch from a crystal chalice, during the papal election ceremony at the Coptic Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012. Egypt's ancient Coptic Christian church chose a new pope in an elaborate Sunday ceremony meant to invoke the will of God, in which a blindfolded boy drew the name of the next patriarch from a crystal chalice. Bishop Tawadros will be ordained Nov. 18 as Pope Tawadros II, the spiritual leader of a community that increasingly fears for its future amid the rise of Islamists to power in the wake of the 2011 ouster of longtime authoritarian leader Hosni Mubarak.(AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)