On 19th December 2016, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, visited in his See in Cairo the Patriarch of the Coptic Church in Egypt, Tawadros II, in order to express to him in person his deepest condolences for the innocent victims of the terrorist bomb attack on 11th December, at the Coptic Cathedral of St. Mark in Cairo.

On his own behalf, the Coptic Patriarch briefed the Alexandrian Primate regarding his official visit to Greece.