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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.
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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