Mouneer Anis received his Bachelors of Medicine and Surgery at Cairo University, Egypt in 1974. From 1979-2000 he served at Harpur Memorial Hospital in Menouf both as a Resident (until 1989) and from 1980 as the Director of the Hospital.
In 1986, Dr Mouneer received a Diploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene at the London School of Tropical Medicine. In 1993, Dr Mouneer received a Certificate in Hospital Management and Administrations from the School of Public Health at the University of California.
In 1999, Dr Mouneer was ordained a priest and served at All Saints Cathedral, Cairo. He then became the Administrator of the Diocese of Egypt and later was elected by the Diocesan Synod to be the third Egyptian Bishop of the Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa. He then did practical and theological training at Moore Theological College in Sydney, Australia, the Diocese of Canterbury in Kent (UK) as well as at Nashotah House in Wisconsin, USA before his consecration in 2000. In 2007, Bishop Mouneer was elected as the President Bishop (Primate / Archbishop) of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East. He was re-elected to serve another term as President Bishop in 2012.
Bishop Mouneer is married to Nancy and they have two sons, Shady and Ramez. He strongly believes in the importance of “life dialogue” and of being a bridging church between traditional churches (orthodox, catholic and protestant), as well as between Christians and Muslims.
An avid photographer and painter, Bishop Mouneer studied with Dr Naseeb Baroody who studied under the notable Ansel Adams, John Sexton and Bruce Barnbaum. He is a vociferous reader and is often found translating books from English to Arabic and vice-versa.
Bishop Samy Fawzy is the area bishop of North Africa. He is currently based in Alexandria, and travels to the churches throughout North Africa as needed. Bishop Samy was consecrated at All Saints Cathedral in Cairo on February 27, 2017.
Before becoming area bishop, Bishop Samy represented the Diocese in many international conferences, and represented our Province in the Anglican-Oriental Orthodox dialogue. He serves as a member of the Executive, Financial, and Literature boards in the Diocese of Egypt. He is also a member of Beet El-Ela Dialogue with Al- Azhar and co-Secretary to the Egypt Council of Churches.
Bishop Samy was ordained in 1990 and assisted the Bishop Ghais Abd El Malek from 1994 to 1998, and has led a team of ministers since 2002 in Alexandria. He has taught at Alexandria School of Theology since 2005. He was appointed Dean of St. Mark’s Pro-Cathedral in 2009 and Principal of Alexandria School of Theology in 2013. Bishop Samy is married to Madeline, and they have two sons, Rafik and Rami.
Bishop Grant was consecrated in 2012 on the Feast of St Mark (April 25) at All Saints’ Cathedral in Cairo and installed as Area Bishop for the Horn of Africa in September of the same year.
Before coming to the Diocese, Grant was Full Professor of Biblical Studies and Mission at Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, Pennsylvania. His interest is in the New Testament, the Synoptic Gospels, the Bible and Mission, African Christianity, Biblical exegesis, Greek, and liturgy.
Very committed to mission, evangelism, and ecumenical relations, Bishop Grant has served in various countries, including Canada, USA, and Kenya where he taught at St Paul’s Seminary where several African Anglican bishops and archbishops were students under him.
Bishop Grant holds a BA (1977), STM (1982) and MA (1988) from McGill University, Dip Min from Montreal Diocesan Theological College (1983) and ThD from Wycliffe College, Toronto School of Theology (2002).
A Canadian citizen, Bishop Grant is married to Wendy, a medical doctor. They have two adult children; their son David and daughter Chara, who are both living in Canada.
Bishop Grant resigned as Bishop of the Horn of Africa region last year due to the health problems of his wife Dr. Wendy. The Area Bishop of the Horn of Africa position is currently vacant. Please pray that God would provide the perfect person to fill his place.