The 20th. pope of Alexandria :
The apologist of the orthodox Faith against Arians. He was exiled five times, After many sufferings for about 47 years. He passed away safely, and was buried in Alexandria.
His holy body was transfered to Italy. H. H. Pope Shenouda III restored the relics of St. Athanasius body to Egypt on 15th. May 1973, where he is reposed now under the new Cathedral.