Pope Primus of Alexandria

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pope
Primus of Alexandria
Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark
Papacy began 16 June 106
Papacy ended 9 August 118
Predecessor Kedron
Successor Justus
Orders
Ordination 43 AD. (Priesthood)
Personal details
Born Egypt
Died 9 August 118
Alexandria, Egypt
Buried Baucalis, Alexandria
Nationality Egyptian
Denomination Coptic Orthodox Christian
Residence Saint Mark's Church

Pope Primus (Aprimos), fifth Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. He was baptized by St. Mark the Evangelist. He was one of the three who were ordained priests by St. Mark, along with Bishop Anianus, the Second Patriarch. Pope Primus was ascetic, pious, and filled with good deeds. He was ordained to the apostolic chair on the 22nd day of Paoni (June 16, 106 A.D.). During his papacy, the church was in peace and tranquility. He is commemorated in the Coptic Synaxarion on the 3rd day of Mesra, in the fifth year of the reign of Hadrian the prince.

References

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
Titles of the Great Christian Church
Preceded by
Kedron
Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria
106–118
Succeeded by
Justus


Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Pope_Primus_of_Alexandria&oldid=787551318"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Primus_of_Alexandria
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Pope Primus of Alexandria"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA