Pope Tawadros II, ordained 4 new bishops, enthroned 3 general bishops in the presence of 102 members of the Holy Synod.
The new bishops are monk Bijoul Mahrouki, the dean of the seminary in Muharraq monastery. Father Giovanni Ava Chinote, bishop of churches in Central Europe. Father Antonio Ava Chinote, bishop of Milan. Father Seraphim the Serian, Bishop of Ohio, Michigan and Indiana, in the United States of America.
On the other hand, Abba Karas, the papal representative of North America, was inaugurated as bishops of the churches of Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware in the United States, and Abba Angelos was inaugurated as Bishop of London. Abba Mark, was inaugurated as bishop of France.