Pope Matthew IV of Alexandria was the Coptic Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark (1660 – 1676). Also known as Pope Matta Elmeeri

A monk

He was originally from Meer, hence the name Elmeeri ,and joined the Paromeos Monastery in the Nitrian Desert before becoming a Pope.

A Pope

On his first day as a Coptic Pope he transferred the Seat of the Coptic Orthodox Pope of Alexandria from Church of the Virigin 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).

Preceded by
Mark VI
Coptic Pope
Succeeded by
John XVI


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