His name was Mokhtar Fahmy El Menyawy, born on 1939, at Met Ghamr.
Graduated from the Faculty of Commerce. Ordained a monk by the name of Mathias on October 13, 1963. Ordained priest on January 2, 1966, then hegoman on June 25, 1967. Pope Kyrellos IV elected him as part of his secretaries’ staff then in charge of clergy school. He ran away from being a Bishop for the city of Demiat on 1969.
Pope Shenoda III elected him as part of his secretaries staff on 1971, and then ordained him a General Bishop on Pentecost day May 29, 1977 by the name of Anba Rwais.