His Holiness elevated the following bishops to the rank of metropolitan:

His Holiness elevated the following bishops to the rank of metropolitan:
- H.E. Metropolitan Paula of Tanta
- H.E. Metropolitan Besada of Akhmim & Saqualta 
- H.E. Metropolitan Andrawis of Abutig & Sedfa
- H.E. Metropolitan Ashiah of Tahta & Juhayna 
- H.E. Metropolitan Morkos of Shoubra El-kheima
- H.E. Metropolitan Abraam of Fayoum

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