List of Coptic Catholic Patriarchs of Alexandria

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This is a list of the Coptic Catholic Patriarchs of Alexandria. The Patriarch is the head of the Eastern sui iuris Coptic Catholic Church, a particular Church in the Catholic Church in full communion with the Holy See. The patriarch ranks third among all Catholic bishops of the world (only after the Pope and the Catholic Patriarch of Constantinople) 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.

Coptic Catholic Apostolic Vicars[edit]

Coptic Catholic Patriarchs of Alexandria[edit]

Patriarchate established in 1824 (by Pope Leo XII)

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

Vacant (1831–1899)

Vacant (1908–1947)

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