His Holiness visited the Patriarchal Residence of the Coptic Catholic Patriarch of Alexandria to congratulate His Beatitude Ibrahim Isaac Sidrak and the Coptic Catholic Church for this year's Christmas celebration according to the Gregorian Calendar. A delegation from the Coptic Church accompanied His Holiness:
- Bishop Morkos of Shoubra El-kheima
- Bishop Rafael, General Bishop of Downtown Cairo
- Bishop Ermia, the General Bishop
- Heg. Fr. Sergius Sergius, Patriarchate Representative...