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Age: 54, Born in Cairo, Egypt, 1958
Education: M.D., Ayn Shams University, Pope Shenouda III Seminary Graduate.
Ordination: A monk at Paramous monastery in 1990 under the name of Fr. Yostos,
Ordained a General Bishop in 1997.
Profession: Medical Doctor
Prior Name: Michael Aryan Halim
Age: 60, Born in Mansor, Egypt – 1952
Education: Pharmacy Degree, Alexandria University, Seminary School Degree
Fellowship with International Health Institute, England.
Ordination: Ordained a monk in St. Pishoy Monastery 1988, and a General Bishop 1997
Profession: General Manager, Governmental Pharmaceutical manufacture, Damanhour
Age: 70, Born in Cairo, Egypt – 1942
Education: Law Degree, Ayn Shams University
Ordination: Ordained a monk in 1969, 43 years.
Profession: Chosen as a personal deacon for HH Pope Cyril VI after graduation
Prior Name: Raphael Sobhy Tawfik
Age: 53, Born in Cairo, Egypt – 1959
Education: B.S. Biology, Ayn Shams University
Ordination: Ordained a monk in 1993, 19 years.
Profession: Research Lab in an American Medical Unit in Egypt
Prior Name: Aziz Ghaly Sabry Aziz
Age: 49, Born in Aswan, Egypt – 1963
Education: B.S. Science & Education
Ordination: Ordained a monk in 1992, 20 years.
Profession: Math Teacher
Prior Name: Maged Makram Saleh Lawendy