On 20th January 2009, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, together with His Grace Nikodimos of Nitria, Patriarchal Vicar of Cairo, visited the Old Age Home in Cairo , where 120 aged of various Christian faiths are cared for. During this visit, which was attended by various high-ranking clergy, representatives of Christian faiths and dogmas, His Beatitude spoke to the aged and gave each one a gift of love.

On 21st January 2209, His Beatitude went to the city of Suez and visited the Holy Church of St Catherine, which is adjacent to the Greek School . His emotion was visible on seeing the place where Hellenism was once rife. The start of the work on restoring the Holy Church is imminent and the costs will be born by Greeks from South Africa .

The Venerable Primate of the Throne of St Mark then visited the ancient church of St George as well as the Greek cemetery in Suez , where he conducted the Trisagion paryers for the Greeks buried there.