5 Things to know about Coptic Christians
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- The Coptic Church is among the oldest Christian communities in the world.
- Since the 5th century, the Coptic Orthodox Church has been out of communion with Rome and with the Eastern Orthodox churches.
- The Patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox is known as the Pope.
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