Pope Matthew II of Alexandria

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Matthew II of Alexandria
Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark
Papacy began 1452
Papacy ended 23 September 1465
Predecessor John XI
Successor Gabriel VI
Personal details
Born Egypt
Died 23 September 1465
Egypt
Buried Khandaq Monastery of Saint Ruwais
Nationality Egyptian
Denomination Coptic Orthodox Christian
Residence Church of the Virgin Mary (Haret Zuweila)

Pope Matthew (Matthias) the Second was the 90th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. He became a monk in El-Muharraq Monastery and later was Coptic Pope for thirteen years.[1] He is commemorated in the Calendar of Saints of the Coptic Church on the 13th day of Thout.

Preceded by
John XI
Coptic Pope
1453–1466
Succeeded by
Gabriel VI

References

  1. ^ Coptic synaxarium


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