Pope John X of Alexandria

Pope John X of Alexandria (Abba Yoannis X) was the 85th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.

Pope

John X of Alexandria
Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark
Papacy began7 May 1363
Papacy ended13 July 1369
PredecessorMark IV
SuccessorGabriel IV
Personal details
BornDamascus, Syria
Died13 July 1369
Egypt
BuriedThe Hanging Church
NationalityEgyptian
DenominationCoptic Orthodox Christian
ResidenceSaint Mercurius Church in Coptic Cairo

John was known by El-Mo'ataman the Syrian, and he was from Damascus, Syria. He was a righteous and knowledgeable man. He was enthroned on the 12th of Pashons in the Coptic calendar (May 7, 1363 AD). He remained on the throne for six years, two months, and seven days. He was buried at Saint Mercurius Church in Coptic Cairo beside Simon the Tanner.

ReferencesEdit

  • Meinardus, Otto F.A. (2002). Two Thousand Years of Coptic Christianity. American University in Cairo Press. ISBN 978-977-424-757-6.
  • Atiya, Aziz S. The Coptic Encyclopedia. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1991. ISBN 0-02-897025-X

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Preceded by
Mark IV
Coptic Pope
1363–1369
Succeeded by
Gabriel IV