The Deliberations of the Holy Synod continued on the afternoon of 7th October 2010, with the reading of the reports of the Hierarchs for the past year.   

    Following the end of the evening gathering, the Metropolitans who had been transferred, His Eminence Seraphim of Zimbabwe, His Eminence George of Accra and His Eminence Damaskinos of Johannesburg and Pretoria, as well as the new Bishop of Botswana His Graqce Gennadios, gave the Great Message before His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, in the Holy Patriarchal Chapel of Ss Theodoroi.