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Pope Agrippinus of Alexandria

Saint
Agrippinus of Alexandria
10th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark
Papacy began 167
Papacy ended 12 February 178
Predecessor Celadion
Successor Julian
Personal details
Born Alexandria, Egypt
Died 12 February 178
Alexandria, Egypt
Buried Baucalis, Alexandria
Nationality Egyptian
Denomination Coptic Orthodox Christian
Residence Saint Mark's Church
Sainthood
Feast day 2 February (5 Amshir in the Coptic Calendar)

Pope Agrippinus, 10th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. He was ordained a priest on the church of Alexandria.

When Pope Cladianus, 9th Pope, died, Bishop Agrippinus was chosen Patriarch by the people and clergy of Alexandria.

According to Coptic tradition, Anba Agrippinus did not own any silver or gold, except for what met his basic personal needs. After 12 years on the throne of St. Mark, he died in peace.

He is commemorated on the 5th day of Meshir in the Coptic Synaxarium.[1]

References

  1. ^ The Departure of St. Agrippinus
General

External links

  • The Official website of the Coptic Orthodox Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of All Africa on the Holy See of Saint Mark the Apostle
  • Coptic Documents in French
Preceded by
Celadion
Pope of Alexandria
167–178
Succeeded by
Julian


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