Pope Agrippinus of Alexandria
Agrippinus of Alexandria
|Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark|
|Papacy ended||12 February 178|
|Died||12 February 178
|Denomination||Coptic Orthodox Christian|
|Residence||Saint Mark's Church|
|Feast day||12 February (5 Amshir in the Coptic Calendar)|
Pope Agrippinus, tenth 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.
References [ edit ]
- "Lives of Saints :: Amshir 5". www.copticchurch.net. Retrieved 2018-03-14.
- 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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- 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
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