Friday, August 10, 2012

And the next Pope will be from from these 17 men

And one of these 17 papal candidates listed blow is going to be the next Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria
The candidates are divided in to 7 bishops and 10 monks so far. Those 17 candidates will reach in to 7 candidates that go for elections from which the top 3 candidates will be chosen and a child will choose the next Pope between them in a draw blindfolded in a big ceremonial event. The acitng Pope Bakhmious released these details about the 17 candidates.
The candidates are:
1- Bishop Bishoy , the secretary of the holy Synod and the metropolitan of Damietta , Kafr El Sheikh , Babrary and the monastery of Saint Demiana. Born in 1942, Bishoy graduated from faculty of engineering before joining the monastic order. He was ordained as a Bishop in 1972 and was elevated to the rank of Metropolitan in 1990.
2- Bishop Youannes, the former secretary of late Pope Shenouda III and the bishop of social services. A graduate of faculty of medicine, University of Assuit, Youannes was ordained as a Bishop in June 1993.
3- Bishop Boutros, the General Bishop and Pope Shenouda III's personal secretary. The member of The Holy Synod was born in Sharkia governorate in 1949 and got a bachelor's degree in Agricultural sciences and was ordained as a bishop in June 1985.
4- Bishop Tawadros, the general bishop of El Bahaira who was born in 1952. The member of the Holy Synod was graduated from the faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alexandria. He was ordained as a Bishop in June 1997.
5- Bishop Raphael, the auxiliary Bishop of Central Cairo and Heliopolis as well a former aide for late Pope Shenouda III and member of the Holy Synod. He was born in 1954 in Cairo and graduated from Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine. He was ordained as a bishop in June 1997.
6- Bishop Pavnotius, the Bishop of Samallout & Taha El Aaameda. Born in 1948 in Cairo, the member of the Holy Synod graduated from the faculty of medicine and was ordained as a Bishop in June 197.
7- Bishop Kyrillos, the Bishop of Milan. The member of the Holy Synod was born in 1952 in Sohag governorate. He got a degree in Engineering and was ordained as a Bishop in June 1986. He became the bishop of Milan in June 1996.
8- Father Anstasy Alsamuialy from St. Samuel Monastery in Mania. He was born in 1939 and got a degree in commerce.
9- Father Maximos Anthony, born in Alexandria in 1954 from St. Antony monastery in the Red Sea. He got a degree in Agriculture as well a diploma in icons restorations from University of Moscow as well museum administration from the United States.
10- Father Raphael Ava Mina from Mari Mina in Alexandria. Mina was born in 1924 in Cairo and has a degree in law from the University of Ain Shams.
11- Father Begul Anba Bishoy from St. Bishoy Monastery in Wadi Al Natron . Bishoy was born in 1951 and has a degree in mechanical engineering.
12- Father Shenouda Anba Bishoy from St. Bishoy Monastery in Wadi Al Natroon. Father Shenouda was born in 1943 in Minya and got a degree in religious studies.
13- Father Bishoy St Paul from the monastery of St. Paul in the red sea. Father Bishoy was born in 1964 in Mansoura and has a degree in agriculture from the University of Alexandria.
14- Father Saweris St Paul from the monastery of St. Paul in the red sea. Father Saweris was born in Sharkia governorate in 1959 was has a degree in religious studies.
15- Father Bakhomious Al Sorian from the monastery of Virgin Mary in Wadi Al Natroon. Father Bakhomious was born in Aswan in 1963 and has a degree in Science and education.
16- Father Daniel Al Sorian from the monastery of Virign Mary in Wadi Al Natroon. Father Daniel was born in Qena governorate in 1962. He got has degrees in science and education as well as Coptic studies from the University of Lyon in Holland.
17- Father Serafeem Al Sorian from the monastery of Virgin Mary in Wadi Al Natroon. Father Serafeem was born in 1959 in Cairo and has a degree in science from the University of Ain Shams.

1 comment:

  1. Deb Phoenix AZ.8/11/2012 07:51:00 AM

    Looks like the oldest one was born 1924 (really old) old old. Then many born in the 1960s. MUCH younger. I wish them well. Most are very well educated I see.

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