Pope Dioscorus II of Alexandria
Dioscorus II of Alexandria
|Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark|
|Papacy ended||27 October 517|
|Died||27 October 517
|Buried||Saint Mark's Church|
|Denomination||Coptic Orthodox Christian|
|Residence||Saint Mark's Church|
|Feast day||27 October (17 Babah in the Coptic Calendar)|
Pope Dioscorus II of Alexandria, 31st Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. He was chosen Patriarch after the departure of his predecessor, St. John. His first work after his enthronement to the See of St. Mark was writing an epistle to Pope Severus, Patriarch of Antioch concerning the Holy Trinity and the Incarnation. Pope Dioscorus had Severus's reply read from the pulpit.
References [ edit ]
- "Dioscorus II the Younger (516–517)". Official web site of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa. Retrieved 2011-02-07.
- "البابا ديسقوروس الثاني" [Pope Dioscorus II] (in Arabic). Official website of St. Takla Haymanot's Church. Retrieved 2011-02-13.
- St. Dioscorus II, 31st Pope of Alexandria
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