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Pope promotes Bishop of France to Metropolitan

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Wednesday ,02 March 2016

Pope promotes Bishop of France to Metropolitan

Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark See, promoted Abba Athanasius, Bishop of France, to the rank of Metropolitan, during a celebration in St. Mark Church in Klout Bai.Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark See, promoted Abba Athanasius, Bishop of France, to the rank of Metropolitan, during a celebration in St. Mark Church in Klout Bai.

Abba Athanasius is a Dutch citizen who was ordained monk in St. Bishoy Monastery in 1974, and was ordained General Bishop in France on June 19, 1994.