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  1. Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria - Wikipedia

    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.

  2. What Is the Coptic Orthodox Church? - Learn Religions

    Oct 07, 2019 · The Coptic Orthodox Church, the primary Christian church in Egypt, is one of the oldest branches of Christianity, claiming to be founded by one of the 72 apostles sent forth by Jesus Christ.

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  3. Coptic Christianity | Christianity Knowledge Base | Fandom
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    Coptic Orthodox Christianity is the indigenous form of Christianity that, according to tradition, the apostle Mark established in Egypt in the middle of the 1st century AD (approximately 42). The Church belongs to the Oriental Orthodoxy, and the see of Alexandria in Coptic Christianity has been a distinct church body since the Council of Chalcedon in 451. It's leader is the Pope of Alexandria and the Patriarch of the Holy See of Saint Mark, currently Pope Shenouda III. More than 95% of Egypt's C...

    Egypt is often identified as the place of refuge that the Holy Family sought in its flight from Judea: "When he arose, he took the young Child and His mother by night and departed for Egypt, and was there until the death of Herod the Great, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying, Out of Egypt I called My Son" (Matthew 2:12-23). The Egyptian Church, which is now more than nineteen centuries old, was the subject of many prophecies in the Old Testament....

    The current Coptic Orthodox Pope of Alexandria and the Patriarch of the Holy See of Saint Mark is Pope Shenouda III (his title should not be confused with that of the Roman Catholic Pope). The most recent Greek-Orthodox Patriarch of Alexandria is Theodoros II. There is a small Coptic Catholic Church (Eastern Rite Catholic) which is headed by a Patriarch of Alexandria. The Melkite Catholic Church (Eastern Rite Catholic) has little presence in Egypt, but is headed by a Patriarch of Alexandria, Ant...

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  6. Christian Coptic church arose from Oriental Orthodox split in 451

    Feb 23, 2008 · JUL 20, 2020 - Q:I saw a magazine article that mentioned discrimination against Coptic Christians in Egypt. Are Coptic Christians a separate church or is that just a name for Christians in Egypt. Do they belong to different Christian churches?— Lakesha, Oklahoma CityA:The Christian Coptic Orthodox Church is a separate church that is part of the little-known group of Christians called the ...

  7. Series of attacks in Egypt targeting Coptic Christians forces ...

    Nov 02, 2017 · The recent closures of the churches underscore the recent problems the Coptic Christian community has faced. Historically, most attacks on the Coptic community occurred in northern parts of the ...

  8. Who are the Coptic Christians and why are they being targeted ...

    Unlike other Christian denominations, the Coptic calendar is based on the ancient Egyptian calendar, observing Christmas on January 7 and Easter in late April or early May.

  9. 11 Best Coptic Church images | Church, Orthodoxy, Orthodox

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  10. Martyred Coptic Christians Credited with Miracles in Egypt ...

    Martyred Coptic Christians Credited with Miracles in Egypt February 14, 2019 by Deacon Greg Kandra Patheos Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality!

  11. Ancient forbidden Christian text of Jesus' 'secret teachings ...

    Dec 04, 2017 · Biblical scholars have discovered the first-known original Greek copy of an ancient forbidden Christian text that purportedly describes Jesus’ secret teachings to his “brother” James.