The Origins Of The Ancient Coptic Church Of Egypt
The Coptic Church of Egypt is the earliest Christian church in the world, going back to around 42 AD. According to Bishop Eusebius of Caesarea, as well as Coptic traditions, Saint Mark the evangelist,...
Pope Athanasius III of Alexandria
Pope Athanasius III of Alexandria, 76th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.
The Origins Of The Ancient Coptic Church Of Egypt
The Coptic Church of Egypt is the earliest Christian church in the world, going back to around 42 AD. According to Bishop Eusebius of Caesarea, as well as Coptic traditions, Saint Mark the evangelist,...
Pope Gabriel III of Alexandria
Pope Gabriel III of Alexandria, 78th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.He was originally one of the candidates for the Papal post when Pope John VII was elected. With support f...
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Pope Christodolos of Alexandria
Pope Christodolos of Alexandria (also known as Abd-el-Messiah), 66th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. He joined the Paromeos Monastery in the Nitrian Desert before becomi...
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Pope Jacob of Alexandria
Pope James of Alexandria, 50th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.Pope Jacob ordained Abuna Yohannes as the head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, according to the History of the...
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Pope Theodosius I of Alexandria
Pope Theodosius I of Alexandria (died June 5, 567) was the last Patriarch of Alexandria recognised by both Copts and Melchites. As successor to Timothy III (IV), he was at first recognized by the Empe...
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Pope Macarius III of Alexandria
Pope Macarius III of Alexandria (Abba Macari III), 114th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.Before becoming a Pope he was the Metropolitan of Asyut in Egypt. He is the second Me...
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Pope John V of Alexandria
Pope John V of Alexandria, 72nd Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.He was initially a monk in the Monastery of Saint John the Dwarf in Scetes. He was enthroned as a Pope of Alex...
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Pope Damian of Alexandria
Pope Damian of Alexandria, 35th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.Originally from Syria, where his brother was a prefect in Edessa, he became a monk in his early years and spen...
Pope Mark VII of Alexandria
Pope Mark VII of Alexandria (Abba Marcos VII), 106th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. Pope Mark VII was born in the city of Klosna, in the district of El Bahnasa, and his lay...
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Pope Gabriel II of Alexandria
Pope Gabriel II of Alexandria, 70th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. He is commemorated in the Coptic Synaxarion on the 10th day of Parmouti.This Pope was from the nobles of ...
Pope John XIII of Alexandria
Pope John XIII of Alexandria was the 94th Coptic Orthodox Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. Little is known of him except for his long reign (over forty years), and that his p...
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Pope John II (III) of Alexandria
Pope John II (III) of Alexandria, 30th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.He is counted as John III by the Eastern Orthodox Church, which acknowledges John Talaia as John I, but...
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Pope Avilius of Alexandria
Pope Avilius of Alexandria (Abilius in the West), also known as Sabellius, Milius or Melyos, 3rd Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. Upon the death of Bishop Anianus, all the ...
Pope John XIX of Alexandria
Pope John XIX of Alexandria (Abba Youannis XIX), 113th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.
He joined the Paromeos Monastery in the Nitrian Desert as a monk and was sent to G...
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Pope Timothy II of Alexandria
Pope Timothy II of Alexandria (died 477), also known as Αἴλουρος/Aelurus (from Greek cat because of his small build or in this case probably "weasel"), succeeded twice in supplanting the Chalcedonian ...
Pope Celadion of Alexandria
Pope Celadion (Keladionus), 9th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. The people and the Bishops in Alexandria elected Celadion to the Apostolic Thorne in the year 152 AD during ...
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Pope Gabriel IV of Alexandria
Pope Gabriel IV of Alexandria, 86th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.Pope Gabriel IV was previously the abbot of the Moharrak Monastery. He was known to be a great scholar and...
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Pope Demetrius of Alexandria
Pope Demetrius of Alexandria (died 22 October 232), 12th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. Sextus Julius Africanus, who visited Alexandria in the time of Demetrius, places his...
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Pope Gabriel V of Alexandria
Pope Gabriel V of Alexandria, 88th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.Pope Gabriel was named by his predecessor Matthew I, before his death, hence he was selected for the papacy...
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Pope Peter VI of Alexandria
Pope Peter VI of Alexandria (Abba Petros VI), 104th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.
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Pope John VI of Alexandria
Pope John VI of Alexandria, 74th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.In 1210, his envoys reached the city of Lalibela in Ethiopia, where they met Emperor Gebre Mesqel Lalibela.He...
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Pope Philotheos of Alexandria
Pope Philotheos of Alexandria, 63rd Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. It was during his office that a conflict between Alexandria and the King of Ethiopia that began in the...
Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria
The Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria is the leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, which has between 12 and 18 million members worldwide, 10 to 14 million of whom are in E...
Pope Mina I of Alexandria
Pope Mina I of Alexandria, 47th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.
Pope Simeon I of Alexandria
Pope Simeon I of Alexandria, 42nd Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.The first pope elected from among the Syrians to the See of St. Mark was Pope Simeon I. He was a monk in the...
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Pope Cyril VI of Alexandria
Pope St. Cyril VI of Alexandria also called Abba Kyrillos VI, born Azer Youssef Atta (2 August 1902 – 9 March 1971), 116th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark from 10 May 19...
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Pope Cosmas III of Alexandria
Pope Cosmas III of Alexandria was the Coptic Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.According to the History of the Patriarchs of Alexandria, after Abuna Peter of the Ethiopian Orthod...
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Pope Michael I of Alexandria
Pope Michael I of Alexandria (also known as Khail), 46th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. When Pope Michael was thrown into prison by Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan, King Kyriakos of...