Pope Matthew IV of Alexandria
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Matthew IV of Alexandria
|102nd Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark|
|Papacy began||6 December 1660|
|Papacy ended||15 August 1675|
|Birth name||George (Guirguis)|
|Born||Meer, Ashmonain District, Diocese of Qousqam (known as El-Muharaq), Egypt|
|Died||15 August 1675
|Buried||Saint Mercurius Church in Coptic Cairo|
|Denomination||Coptic Orthodox Christian|
|Residence||Saint Mary Church (Haret Elroum)|
Pope Matthew IV of Alexandria (Anba Matta El-Meeri), 102nd Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.
On his first day as a Coptic Pope he transferred the Seat of the Coptic Orthodox Pope of Alexandria from Church of the Virgin Mary (Haret Zuweila) to Saint Mary Church (Haret Elroum).1 and it stayed there till 1800 when Pope Mark VIII transferred it to Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral (Azbakeya).
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