Coptic Church

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Coptic Church

n.
The Oriental Orthodox church of Egypt, with dioceses elsewhere in Africa and southwest Asia, having a liturgy in Coptic and a theology that emphasizes the unity of the divine and human natures in the person of Jesus.

Coptic Church

n
(Christian Churches, other) the ancient Christian Church of Egypt

Cop′tic Church′


n.
the Christian church in Egypt, governed by a patriarch and characterized by an adherence to Monophysitism.
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Noun1.Coptic Church - the ancient Christian church of Egypt
Christian church, church - one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
Copt - a member of the Coptic Church
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He met with Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayyib and visited the Egyptian Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in the Abbasiya district in Cairo, where he then met with Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria.
The Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria is a small minority in Egypt, where about 90 percent of the country's population of some 92 million identifies as Muslim.
Ahmad Al-Tayyeb at Al-Azhar University, opened earlier Thursday; it gathered representatives of all holy faiths, notably Pope Francis - of the Roman Catholic Church, and Pope Tawadros II, of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria.
The Saint George Church and the Saint Mark's Cathedral are under the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, which is among the oldest and largest Christian Church in the Middle East.
On the same issue, Al-Riyadh newspaper wrote under the title (Another Bridge But for Tolerance), stressing that hours after King Salman bin Abdulaziz's announcement of the construction of land bridge linking the Kingdom with Egypt and Asia with Africa, the whole world became in front of one of the most important project at Arab, regional and global levels; but there was a bridge of another kind where the Kingdom also contributes to build, it's the bride for the prevail of the culture of tolerance and convergence when the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saudi received in Cairo, Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria.