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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Patriarchate of Alexandria

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Founded in Egypt by Saint Mark the Evangelist. Notable among its early patriarchs were Saints Athanasius and Cyril. In the Coptic Rite, Hermopolis and Thebes are suffragan sees; patriarchal residence, Cairo; present administrator Apostolic, Bishop Mark Kouzam of Thebes. Churches, 21; priests, 11; seminary, 1; high schools, 9; primary schools, 19; Catholics of city, 5500. In the Latin Rite, the patriarchate is titular only.

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Entry for 'Patriarchate of Alexandria'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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