Pope Tawadros II has stated that the 2011 Egyptian revolution was a turning point in the Coptic Church's relations with its youth. Amongst his first tasks is the issue of Egypt's changing political landscape, given the new constitution and more independent-minded congregants who seek their demands outside the church in dealing with the state.
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 ...
Uriel (Hebrew: אוּרִיאֵל, Greek: Ουριήλ, Coptic: ⲟⲩⲣⲓⲏⲗ, meaning “God is my light” or “fire of God”) is an archangel in Jewish and Christian traditions. The Eastern Orthodox , Oriental Orthodox and Anglicans call him “Saint Uriel the Archangel” or simply “Saint Uriel”.
The Coptic Church was subjected to various persecutions under the Romans from 69 to 639. So profound was the impression of the persecution of Diocletian on Coptic life that the Copts date their Calendar of the Martyrs from this epoch.
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 head of the church and the See of Alex
Feb 28, 2017 · Catechism of the Coptic Orthodox Church Discussion of the topics or questions, not necessarily answers yet, about what a newly baptized need to learn about the coptic orthodox church. Fasting and abstinence of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria – Wikipedia
Jan 17, 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 14, 2017 · 1 post published by Dr. Hope on February 14, 2017. Discussion of the topics or questions, not necessarily answers yet, about what a newly baptized need to learn about the coptic orthodox church.
As Coptic Christians prepared to mark the start of Palm Sunday, a bomb went off inside of the Coptic Church in Tanta, Egypt and Alexandria. The bomb was set under a chair by a gang of cowards. Details of the injured and killed are few. From what I can gather from various news sources, Over 40 have been killed and numerous people have been injured.
Aftermath following a bomb blast which struck worshippers gathering to celebrate Palm Sunday at the Mar Girgis Coptic Church in the Nile Delta City of Tanta, north of Cairo, on April 9, 2017. The Tahrir Institute , a Washington DC-based think tank has tallied over 400 incidents of violence against Coptic Christians since 2013.