Cyril V (John) of Alexandria

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HH Pope St. Kyrillos V, 112th Pope of Alexandria
His Holiness Pope St. Cyril (Kyrillos) V (born Youhanna (John) in 1824 or 1830/1831 according to different accounts) was the 112th Coptic Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark for fifty-two years and nine months, from November 1, 1874 until his departure from our vanishing world on August 7, 1927.

During his papacy the Coptic Church was adorned by knowledgeable and holy men; among them was the great saint, Anba Abraam, Bishop of Fayoum.

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Cyril V (John) of Alexandria
Preceded by:
Demetrius II
Pope of Alexandria (Coptic)
1874–1927
Succeeded by:
Youanes (John) XIX
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The crown of Anba Cyril V, 112th Patriarch (Coptic Museum in Cairo)

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