On June 8, 2022, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received the two Elected Bishops: Msgr. Joseph Shamee, Patriarchal Administrator of the Syriac Catholic Archdiocese of Hasakah, and Very Rev. Fr. Jules Boutros, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh. The meeting was attended by their Eminences: Mor Severius Roger Akhrass, Patriarchal Vicar for Syriac Studies, and Mor Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director.During the meeting, Msgr. Joseph Shamee and Very Rev. Fr. Jules Boutros invited His Holiness to their episcopal consecration.