Pope John XVII of Alexandria

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Pope
John XVII of Alexandria
105th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark
Papacy began 12 January 1727
Papacy ended 20 April 1745
Predecessor Peter VI
Successor Mark VII
Personal details
Born Mallawi, Egypt
Died 20 April 1745
Egypt
Buried Saint Mercurius Church in Coptic Cairo
Nationality Egyptian
Denomination Coptic Orthodox Christian
Residence Saint Mary Church (Haret Elroum)

Pope John XVII of Alexandria (Abba Youannis XVII), 105th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.

Originally from Mallawi in El-Minya in Upper Egypt, joined the Monastery of Saint Paul the Anchorite as a monk and was named Abd el-Sayed[1]

Orthodox Church titles
Preceded by
Peter VI
Coptic Pope
1727–1745
Succeeded by
Mark VII

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fathers and saints of Coptic church in Arabic