Final List of Coptic Papal Candidates Announced(Updated)

John Anton
Special Correspondent
OCP News Service

The Coptic Patriarchate has announced the list of final three candidates for the Papal Throne of The Alexandrian See of St. Mark. They are:

1- Bishop Anba Tawadros General Auxiliary Bishop, Serves with H.E. Metropolitan Pakhomious in the Diocese of El Beheira)

2- Father Rafaael Avva Mina (Monk Priest from St. Mina’s Monastery, Disciple to the Late Pope Cyril the Sixth)

3- Bishop Anba Rafaael(General Bishop, Serves with H.G. Bishop Moussa in the Downtown Cairo Churches)


Bishop Anba Rafael – 1980
Bishop Anba Tawadros – 1623
Father Rafael Avva Mina – 1530

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