Cyril IV (David) of Alexandria

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[[Image:PopeKyrillosIV(110th).jpg|thumb|127px|Icon of HH Pope St. Kyrillos IV, 110th Pope of Alexandria]] His Holiness [[Pope]] St. '''Cyril (Kyrillos) IV''' (born Daoud (David) in 1816) was the 110th [[Coptic]] Pope of Alexandria and [[Patriarch]] of the See of St. [[Apostle Mark|Mark]] from 1854 to 1861. Despite his relatively short papacy, he is justly regarded as the 'Father of Reform' of the Coptic Orthodox Church in modern times. He is credited for establishing a great printing house and printing many Church books.  
 
[[Image:PopeKyrillosIV(110th).jpg|thumb|127px|Icon of HH Pope St. Kyrillos IV, 110th Pope of Alexandria]] His Holiness [[Pope]] St. '''Cyril (Kyrillos) IV''' (born Daoud (David) in 1816) was the 110th [[Coptic]] Pope of Alexandria and [[Patriarch]] of the See of St. [[Apostle Mark|Mark]] from 1854 to 1861. Despite his relatively short papacy, he is justly regarded as the 'Father of Reform' of the Coptic Orthodox Church in modern times. He is credited for establishing a great printing house and printing many Church books.  
  
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* [http://www.copticchurch.net/synaxarium/5_23.html#2 Coptic Orthodox Synaxarium (Book of Saints)]
 
* [http://www.copticchurch.net/synaxarium/5_23.html#2 Coptic Orthodox Synaxarium (Book of Saints)]
 
* [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/arbible/message/2368 The Renewal of Coptic Orthodoxy in the Twentieth Century]
 
* [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/arbible/message/2368 The Renewal of Coptic Orthodoxy in the Twentieth Century]
  
 
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Icon of HH Pope St. Kyrillos IV, 110th Pope of Alexandria
His Holiness Pope St. Cyril (Kyrillos) IV (born Daoud (David) in 1816) was the 110th Coptic Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark from 1854 to 1861. Despite his relatively short papacy, he is justly regarded as the 'Father of Reform' of the Coptic Orthodox Church in modern times. He is credited for establishing a great printing house and printing many Church books.
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Cyril IV (David) of Alexandria
Preceded by:
Peter VII
Pope of Alexandria (Coptic)
1854–1861
Succeeded by:
Demetrius II
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