Pope Justus was the 6th Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria.
Justus of Alexandria
|Patriarch of Alexandria|
|Papacy ended||19 June 129|
|Died||19 June 129|
|Denomination||Church of Alexandria|
|Alma mater||Catechetical School of Alexandria|
|Feast day||19 June (12 Paoni in the Coptic Calendar)|
Justus was an honorable and learned man before his ordination. He was baptized by Mark the Evangelist, along with his father, his mother and others. St. Mark also appointed him as the first Dean of the Catechetical School of Alexandria. Anianus, the second patriarch, ordained him a deacon, then a priest, and appointed him to preach and teach the people. He was chosen as patriarch to succeed Primus. He shepherded his people with the best of care for ten years. He died on the 12th of Paoni 129 AD, in the sixteenth year of the reign of Hadrian.