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JOHN V the MERCIFUL (610-621)
He came from Amathus in Cyprus . He became known as the benefactor of Alexandria , establishing many hospitals and homes for the poor. After Egypt had been conquered by the Persians he took refuge in his birthplace of Cyprus .
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On 25th March 2016, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, officiated at Orthros and conducted the Divine Liturgy at the celebrating Community Church of the Annunciation of the Theotokos in Alexandria, concelebrating with His Eminence Damaskinos Metropolitan of ...