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Revision as of 00:41, October 16, 2005Pope 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.
Cyril V (John) of Alexandria
|Pope of Alexandria (Coptic)
Youanes (John) XIX
Sources and further details
- Coptic Orthodox Synaxarium (Book of Saints)
- The Renewal of Coptic Orthodoxy in the Twentieth Century
- Pope Kyrillos V and the reopening of the Theological School of Alexandria in 1893, and appointment of Archdeacon Habib Guirguis as its Dean in 1918