Pope Tawadros II
His Holiness was enthroned as the 118th Pope of Alexandria and Pope of the See of St. Mark on November 18, 2012, at the Cathedral of St. Rueiss in Abbassiya, Cairo.
The enthronement was presided by H.E. Metropolitan Pakhomious of Beheira, other metropolitans, and bishops of the Coptic church and was attended by many delegates of Christian Churches.
We pray that the Lord will bless our beloved shepherd, H.H. Pope Tawadros II, protect him, and preserve his life and services for his children all over the world.
Fr. Angelos Faltas was ordained a priest by
His Grace Bishop Thomas, Bishop of El-Qussia and Mair Diocese in Upper Egypt, on October 19, 2010.
Fr. Angelos served as the priest in Egypt until December 5, 2017, when H.G. Bishop Youssef asked him to serve within the Southern United States Diocese.
On August 16th, 2022
Our Beloved Father H.E. Metropolitan Youssef initiated the service for St. John the Beloved C.O.C in Smyrna.
Listening to the call of the Lord Jesus Christ,
His Eminence Metropolitan Youssef entered monastic life in 1986 at the El-Souryan Monastery.
In 1995, His Eminence was enthroned as the first Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States.
In 2022, His Eminence was elevated to the rank of Metropolitan.
May the Lord keep him for us for many years and peaceful times.
Philoxenos Abba Moses
Our Beloved H.E. Metropolitan Youssef chose
Fr. Philoxenos Abba Moses to be the vicar of the central region of the diocese.
We pray that the Lord will continue
blessing his service.
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