Saint

Agrippinus of Alexandria
Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria
Papacy began167
Papacy ended12 February 178
PredecessorCeladion
SuccessorJulian
Personal details
BornAlexandria, Egypt
Died12 February 178
Alexandria, Egypt
BuriedBaucalis, Alexandria
NationalityEgyptian
DenominationCoptic Orthodox Christian
Sainthood
Feast day12 February (5 Amshir in the Coptic Calendar)

Pope Agrippinus was the 10th Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria.

When Pope Celadion died, Bishop Agrippinus was chosen Patriarch by the people and clergy of Alexandria.

According to Coptic tradition, Anba Agrippinus did not own any silver or gold, except for what met his basic personal needs.[citation needed]

Aggrippinus died after a reign of 12 years. He is commemorated on the 5th day of Meshir in the Coptic Synaxarium.[1]

References

  1. ^ "Lives of Saints :: Amshir 5". www.copticchurch.net. Retrieved 2018-03-14.
General
Titles of the Great Christian Church Preceded byCeladion Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria 167–178 Succeeded byJulian