Pope Michael V of Alexandria

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Pope
Michael V of Alexandria
71st Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark
Papacy began 29 July 1145
Papacy ended 29 March 1146
Predecessor Gabriel II
Successor John V
Personal details
Born Daqadus, Dakahlia Governorate, Egypt
Died 29 March 1146
Egypt
Buried Monastery of Saint Macarius the Great
Nationality Egyptian
Denomination Coptic Orthodox Christian
Residence The Hanging Church

Pope Michael V of Alexandria, 71st Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. During his papacy, he returned the relics of Saint Macarius of Egypt from village of Shabsheer to the Nitrian Desert on 19 Mesori.

He is commemorated in the Coptic Synaxarion on the 3rd day of Parmouti.

Preceded by
Gabriel II
Coptic Pope
1145–1146
Succeeded by
John V