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Bishop Ordinations June 16, 2014

by on Jun.16, 2014, under Church News, Coptic, Coptic News, Media, News, Personal News, Religion, Video

H.H. Pope Tawadros II officiated the Holy Liturgy in St. Mark’s Cathedral in Al Abbasiya, Cairo, Egypt on June 16, 2014.  During this liturgy H.H. Pope Tawadros II, with our fathers the Metropolitans and Bishops, ordained 7 new bishops and enthroned 1 of the bishops over a diocese.

CTV Coverage of The Bishop Ordinations Liturgy – June 16, 2014

MeSAT Coverage of The Bishop Ordinations Liturgy – June 16, 2014

 

Newly Ordained Bishops:

  1. H.G. Bishop Isaac, formerly Khouri Abiskobos Isaac, as a general bishop.  His Grace is a graduate with a bachelor of science. He joined Al Surian Monastery in 1963 and was ordained a monk in 1964. He was the assistant to H.E. Metropolitan Pachomius.
  2. H.G. Bishop Bemwa, formerly Fr. Arsanious El Abanoubi, as a bishop of the Diocese of Suez. His Grace is a graduate with a bachelor of commerce. He joined the monastery in 1996 and was ordained a monk in 1999.
  3. H.G. Bishop Isaac, formerly Fr. Isaac El Anba Bishoy, as general bishop.  His Grace is a graduate with a bachelor of science. He joined the monastery in 1996 and was ordained a monk in 1999.  He will serve as an assistant bishop to H.E. Metropolitan Abraam of Al Fayuum.
  4. H.G. Bishop Karas, formerly Fr. Karas El Anba Bishoy, as general bishop to serve Cairo.  He joined the monastery in 1994 and was ordained a monk in 1993.
  5. H.G. Bishop Angelos, formerly Fr. Sharobim Al Baramousy, as a general bishop to serve Cairo. His Grace is a graduate with a degree in medicine.  He joined the monastery in 1991 and was ordained a monk in 1995.
  6. H.G. Bishop Markos, formerly Fr. Mark Ava Mina, as a general bishop to serve Cairo. His Grace is a graduate with a bachelor of commerce. He joined the monastery in 1994 and was ordained in 1997.
  7. H.G. Bishop Pavle, formerly Fr. Paul of Sinai, as a general bishop to serve Cairo. His Grace is a graduate with a degree in engineering in 1991. He joined the monastery in 1994 and was ordained in 1997. He is the first monk to enter the Monastery of St Moses.

May God keep for us the life and standing of our beloved Pope Tawadros II and all of our fathers the metropolitans and bishops. Amen.

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