Bishop Raphel appointed as the Secretary to the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church

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Cairo:The Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria and All Africa announced Bishop Raphael as the new Secretary to the Holy Synod.Bishop Raphael will replace Bishop Anba Bishoy.The deselection was made in the session of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Church presided by Pope Pope Tawadros II.

Bishop Raphael had been one of the three candidates whose names had been submitted for the Sacred Lot and has served as General Bishop for Central Cairo. He will be supported by three assistant secretaries, Bishop Thomas of El Qussiya, Bishop Youssef of Florida & the South of USA and Bishop Apollo of South Sinai, the last being nominated by Pope Tawadros.

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