The Coptic Catholic Church is an Eastern Catholic particular church in full communion with the Catholic Church. The Coptic Catholic Church uses the Alexandrian Rite . Uniquely among Eastern Catholic Churches, it uses the Coptic language (derived from Ancient Egyptian , hence the name) in its liturgy, whereas the Ethiopian Catholic Church and Eritrean Catholic Church use the Alexandrian Rite in the Ge'ez language .
The Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria (Coptic: Ϯⲉⲕ̀ⲕⲗⲏⲥⲓⲁ ̀ⲛⲣⲉⲙ̀ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ ⲛⲟⲣⲑⲟⲇⲟⲝⲟⲥ, romanized: ti.eklyseya en.remenkimi en.orthodoxos, lit. 'The Egyptian Orthodox Church') is an Oriental Orthodox Christian church based in Egypt, Africa and the Middle East.
The first Coptic church in the United States, St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Church, was established in the late 1960s in Jersey City. There are many Coptic Orthodox churches and congregations in the United States. Estimated numbers of adherents, based on church membership, was between 350,000 and 420,000.
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On Palm Sunday, 9 April 2017, twin suicide bombings took place at St. George's Church in the northern Egyptian city of Tanta on the Nile delta, and Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, the principal church in Alexandria, seat of the Coptic papacy. At least 45 people were reported killed and 126 injured. Amaq News Agency said the attacks were carried out by a security detachment of the ISIS.
Palm Sunday church bombings. From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigationJump to search. On Palm Sunday, 9 April 2017, twin suicide bombingsat St. George’s Church in the northern Egyptian city of Tantaon the Nile delta, and Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, the principal church in Alexandria, seat of the Coptic papacy.
Lists of Coptic church buildings ... August 2017) (Learn how and when ... St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Church, Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo;
The smaller Coptic Catholic Church is an Eastern Catholic Church, in communion with the See of Rome; others belong to the Evangelical Church of Egypt. Copts of Egyptian ancestry maintain a distinct ethnic identity , and generally reject an Arab identity ,  but they also have a national identity shared with other Egyptians.
Jan 09, 2017 · On Wednesday Jan 18th, 2017 in the evening every Coptic church celebrates the Baptism of Christ by John the Baptist with prayers and liturgy. The prayers starts earlier with the extra prayers of the WATERS (aka Basin aka Laqqan (which means basin in Arabic language)).
Feb 13, 2017 · February 28, 2017 Posted by Dr. Hope | Dogma, Rites | Comments Off on Fasting and abstinence of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria – Wikipedia February 14th – Saint Valentine ? No Saint Valentine is not in the Coptic Synaxarium, but Saint Valentine war martyred for Christianity in the 3rd C.