Pope John VI of Alexandria


Pope John VI of Alexandria

Pope John VI of Alexandria was the Coptic Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark (1189 - 1216).

In 1210, his envoys reached the city of Lalibela in Ethiopia, where they met Emperor Gebre Mesqel Lalibela.

He was the last Coptic Pope to ordinate a bishop for Western Pentapolis as the people converted ti Islam under the rule of the Arabs.


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