His Holiness attended the commencements of the three graduating classes of 2017 to 2019 of the Coptic Institute of Ecclesiastical Planning & Development

On Saturday, November 23, His Holiness attended the commencements of the three graduating classes of 2017 to 2019 of the Coptic Institute of Ecclesiastical Planning & Development. There were 375 graduates, 169 of which are priests, and 206 church heads and board members of 7 dioceses. Attended the event:

- H.G. Bishop Mousa of the Youth
- H.G. Bishop Daniel of Maadi & the Holy Synod’s Secretary
- H.G. Bishop Maximus of Banha
- H.G. Bishop Maqar of El-Asher Min Ramadan
- H.G. Bishop Angelos, General Bishop for North Shoubra Churches
- H.G. Bishop Eklemandos, General Bishop for the Churches of Almaza, El-hagana, and East Nasr City