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Leading in the Midst of Political Change

Leading in the Midst of Political Change

(Pope John XIX, 1928–42; Pope Macarius III, 1944–45; Pope Yusab II, 1946–56)

Chapter:
(p.111) 6 Leading in the Midst of Political Change
Source:
The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy
Author(s):
Nelly van Doorn-Harder
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774161032.003.0008

This chapter looks at the reigns of three popes—John XIX, 1928–42; Macarius III, 1944–45; and Yusab II, 1946–56—who saw the proverbial best and worst of times in the history of Egypt and the Coptic Church.

Keywords:   John XIX, conservative pope, Macarius III, reforming pope, ill-fated pope, Yusab II, Coptic papacy, political change

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