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  1. Copts - Wikipedia

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    Today, Coptic is the native language of only about 300 Copts around the world. It is also the liturgical language of the native Egyptian Churches (the Coptic Orthodox Church and the Coptic Catholic Church). It is taught worldwide in many prestigious institutions, but its teaching within Egypt remains limited. Dialects of the Coptic language:

    • 5–20 million (estimates vary)
    • c. 500,000
    • 60,000
    • 5–20 million
  2. Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria - Wikipedia

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    According to its tradition, the Coptic Church was established by Saint Mark, an apostle and evangelist, during the middle of the 1st century (c. AD 42). Due to disputes concerning the nature of Christ, it split from the rest of Christendom after the Council of Chalcedon in AD 451, resulting in a rivalry with the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria.

  3. Icon - Wikipedia

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    The Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria and Oriental Orthodoxy also have distinctive, living icon painting traditions. Coptic icons have their origin in the Hellenistic art of Egyptian Late Antiquity, as exemplified by the Fayum mummy portraits. Beginning in the 4th century, churches painted their walls and made icons to reflect an authentic ...

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  5. List of Coptic Churches in Egypt — Wikipedia Republished ...

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    • Diocese of Alexandria
    • Dioceses of Beheira, Damietta, Dakahlia, Gharbia, Monufia, Qalyubia and Sharqia
    • Diocese of Coptic Cairo
    • Dioceses of Cairo and Giza
    • Diocese of Fayyum
    • Diocese of South Sinai
    • Diocese of Minya and Al- Ashmunein
    • Diocese of Asyut
    • Diocese of Sohag
    • Diocese of Qena
    St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Cathedral (Ramleh, Alexandria)
    St. Mary & St. George Coptic Orthodox Church (Alexandria)
    St. Peter & St. Paul Coptic Orthodox Church (Alexandria)
    St. Samuel & St. Abraam Coptic Orthodox Church (Alexandria)
    Archangel Coptic Orthodox Church (Damanhur, Beheira)
    St. George Coptic Orthodox Church (Damanhur, Beheira)
    Holy Virgin Mary Coptic Orthodox Church (Damietta)
    Archangel Coptic Orthodox Church (Mansoura, Dakahlia)
    The Hanging Church (Coptic Cairo)
    Church of the Holy Virgin/Babylon El-Darag (Coptic Cairo)
    St. Menas Coptic Orthodox Church (Coptic Cairo)
    St. Barbara Coptic Orthodox Church (Coptic Cairo)
    St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Cathedral (Abbassia)
    St. Peter & St. Paul Coptic Orthodox Church (Abbassia)
    St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church (Abbassia)
    St. Mary, St. Bishoy, & St. Rewais Coptic Orthodox Church (Abbassia)
    Archangel Coptic Orthodox Church (Fayyum)
    Holy Virgin Mary Coptic Orthodox Church (Fayyum)
    St. Damiana Coptic Orthodox Church (Fayyum)
    St. George Coptic Orthodox Church (Fayyum)
    St. George & St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church (Ras Sudar)
    Moses The Prophet & St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church (El-Tor)
    St. Mary & St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church (Sharm el-Sheikh)
    El Sama-eyeen Coptic Orthodox Church (Hay Al Noor, Sharm el-Sheikh)
    Holy Virgin Coptic Orthodox Mortuary Chapel (Antinopolis)
    St. John Coptic Orthodox Cave Church (Antinopolis)
    St. Theodore Coptic Orthodox Church (El-Bahnasa)
    The Hermitages Coptic Orthodox Church (Deir el-Bersha)
    St. Phoebammon (Abi Fam) Coptic Orthodox Church (Abnub)
    Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Cathedral (Asyut)
    St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church (Asyut)
    St. Makar Coptic Orthodox Church (Asyut)
    Holy Virgin Mary Coptic Orthodox Church (Sohag)
    St. Abraam Coptic Orthodox Church (Sohag)
    St. Bisada Coptic Orthodox Church (Sohag)
    St. Damiana Coptic Orthodox Church (Sohag)
    St. Menas Coptic Orthodox Church (Hiwon)
    St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church (Qena)
    St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Cathedral (Nag Hammadi)
    St. Mercurius Coptic Orthodox Church (Qamula)
  6. Monastery of Saint Anthony - Wikipedia

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    The Monastery of Saint Anthony is a Coptic Orthodox monastery standing in an oasis in the Eastern Desert of Egypt, in the southern part of the Suez Governorate.Hidden deep in the Red Sea Mountains, it is located 334 km (208 mi) southeast of Cairo.

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    • Egypt
  7. List of Coptic Orthodox popes of Alexandria - Wikipedia

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    The following is a list of all of the Coptic Orthodox Popes of Alexandria who have led the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria and have succeeded the Apostle Mark the Evangelist in the office of Bishop of Alexandria, who founded the Church in the 1st century, and marked the beginning of Christianity in Africa.

  8. List of Coptic Orthodox Popes of Alexandria | Religion-wiki ...

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    Historically, this office has held the title of Papa, Father in Coptic, since Papa Heracleus, 13th Alexandrine Patriarch (232-249 AD) was first to associate with the title three centuries before it was assumed by John I, the Roman Bishop (523- 526), who ratified the Alexandrian computation of the date of Easter. Papa is the specific designation for the Archbishop of Alexandria, Patriarch of Egypt, and the See of Saint Mark, whose ecclessiastic title is, Papa Abba. The designaton Abba (Daddy in Aramaic) testifies to the devotion of all monastics, from Pentapolis in the West to Constantinople in the East, to his guidance.For the Patriarchs of Alexandria prior to the schism after the Council of Chalcedon, see List of Patriarchs of Alexandria. For the patriarchs of the Byzantine Orthodox church after the split with the Oriental Orthodox church, see List of Greek Orthodox Patriarchs of Alexandria. Note: Not all of the dates given are certain. Some of these dates disagree with those given...

    1) Mark the Evangelist(43–68)
    2) Anianus(68–82)
    3) Avilius(83–95)
    4) Kedron(96–106)
  9. 40+ Best Coptic Church images | church, egypt, special places

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  10. The origins of the ancient Coptic Church of Egypt | Ancient ...

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    Dec 18, 2014 · The Coptic Church of Egypt is the earliest Christian church in the world, going back to around 42 AD. According to Bishop Eusebius of Caesarea, as well as Coptic traditions, Saint Mark the evangelist, who wrote the earliest of the four New Testament gospels, was the founder and first bishop of the Church of Alexandria, even before the Church of Rome was established.

  11. Who are Coptic Christians (Copts)? The History & Beliefs of ...

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    Nov 02, 2018 · Today, Coptic is the primary language of only about 300 Copts around the world. It is also the ceremonial language of the native Egyptian Churches (the Coptic Orthodox Church and the Coptic Catholic Church). It is taught worldwide in many prestigious institutions, but its teaching within Egypt is still limited. Dialects of the Coptic language: