Pope John XIX of Alexandria
|His Holiness Pope John XIX|
|Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria|
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Pope John XIX
|Denomination||Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria|
|Residence||Coptic Orthodox Patriarchal Residence|
Pope John XIX of Alexandria was the Coptic Patriarch of Alexandria, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark (1928–1942).
 A Monk
 Enthroning a Bishop as Pope
Before becoming a Pope, John XIX was the Metropolitan of Al Beheira in Egypt; he is the first ever Bishop/Metropolitan of an Eparchy to become a Pope in the history of the Coptic Orthodox Church; before him the tradition was to nominate a Monk to the Papal position 
Some argue that the choice of Bishop as Pope (and Bishop) of the City of Alexandria is not canonical (against Canon 15 of Nicea and other Church councils/canons). This issue has caused an ongoing dispute since 1928 in the Coptic Orthodox Church.
- The story of the Coptic Church, Iris Habib Elmasry
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