Pope Peter IV of Alexandria

Saint

Peter IV of Alexandria
Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark
Papacy began25 July 567
Papacy ended18 June 576
PredecessorTheodosius I
SuccessorDamian
Personal details
BornEgypt
Died18 June 576
Egypt
BuriedEnnaton, monastery near Alexandria
NationalityEgyptian
DenominationCoptic Orthodox Christian
ResidenceSaint Mark's Church
Sainthood
Feast day18 June (25 Paoni in the Coptic Calendar)

Peter IV was the 34th Coptic Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria[1] from 567 to 576. Peter IV succeeded the exiled Pope Theodosius I on the latter's death in 567.[1][2]

Because the Melkites were in control of Alexandria at the time, Peter IV lived in exile in the Enaton monastic complex.[3]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ a b Fathers of Coptic Church in Arabic
  2. ^ Copticchurch.org Archived 2008-02-26 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Andreas Juckel (2011), "The Enaton", in Sebastian P. Brock; Aaron M. Butts; George A. Kiraz; Lucas Van Rompay (eds.), Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage: Electronic Edition, Gorgias Press, retrieved 23 October 2019.
Preceded by
Theodosius I
Coptic Pope
565–569
Succeeded by
Damian