On 8th May 2012 His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa welcomed to the Patriarchal See His Eminence Damianos Archbishop of Sinai. 

     During the meeting His Eminence presented to His Beatitude the new representative of the Monastery in Cairo, the Very Reverend Archimandrite Arsenios, and issues of common interest were discussed. 

     His Beatitude gave His Eminence the Archbishop a staff, and the guests were taken on a conducted tour of the Patriarchal Mansion and the Patriarchal Library. His Eminence Damianos then attended the patriarchal meal.