List of Coptic Catholic Patriarchs of Alexandria


List of Coptic Catholic Patriarchs of Alexandria

This is a list of The Coptic Catholic Patriarchs of Alexandria. The head the Eastern sui iuris Coptic Catholic Church, a particular Church in the Catholic Church in full communion with the Holy See. The patriarch ranks the second among all Catholic bishops of the world (only after the Pope) by the virtue of Canon Law (CCEO 58, 59.2).

In 1741 an apostolic vicariate was established for Alexandria for Coptic Christians wanting to unite with Rome. This later on was elevated into a patriarchate in 1895.

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Coptic Catholic Apostolic Vicars

  • Athanasios (1741–1744?)
  • Giusto Marsghi (1744?–1748)
  • Jacques de Kremsier (1748–1751)
  • Paolo d'Angnone (1751–1757)
  • Giuseppe de Sassello (1757–1761)
  • Roche Abou Kodsi Sabak de Ghirgha (1761–1778); (1781); (1783–1785)
  • Gervais d'Ormeal (1778–1781)
  • Jean Farargi (1781–1783)
  • Bishai Nosser (1785–1787)
  • Michelangelo Pacelli de Tricario (1787–1788)
  • Mathieu Righet (1788–1822)
  • Maximos Jouwed (1822–1831) (also carried the title of Patriarch starting 1824)
  • Théodore Abu Karim (1832–1855)
  • Athanasios Kyriakos Khouzam (1855–1864)
  • Agapios Bishai (1866–1876)
    • Antoun di Marco (1876–1887) (visiting apostolic vicar)
    • Antoun Nabad (1887–1889) (provicar)
    • Simon Barraia (1889–1892) (provicar)
    • Antoun Kabes (1892–1895) (provicar)
  • Kyrillos Makarios (1895–1899) (apostolic administrator and Patriarchal vicar, Patriarch starting 1899)

Coptic Catholic Patriarchs of Alexandria

Patriarchate established in 1824 (by Pope Leo XII)

  • Maximos Jouwed (1824–1831) (also known as Maximos Givaid) Titular Patriarch

Vacant (1831–1899)

  • Kyrillos Makarios (1899–1908) (resigned)

Vacant (1908–1947)

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