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.
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Coptic Church

n
(Christian Churches, other) the ancient Christian Church of Egypt
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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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Pope Tawadros II gives a sermon at the Orthodox Coptic church, Melbourne CAIRO - 18 January 2018: Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese will lead the Epiphany Mass at Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria on Thursday night.
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria reasserted that the Coptic monastery in Wadi El-Rayan district does not fall within the jurisdiction of the Coptic Church. He has called upon residents of the monastery to evacuate the area.
FILE -- Security Forces guarding a church in Egypt CAIRO -- 31 December 2017: Egyptians will celebrate The Coptic Christmas Eve as scheduled on 6 January, said the Egyptian Coptic Church Spokesperson Paul Halem in an interview with an Egyptian TV Program Saturday.
EIPR criticises Coptic Church for drafting statue in closed session.
FILE - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayeb CAIRO -- 27 December 2017: Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark's Diocese confirmed on Wednesday that Al-Azhar and the Coptic Church have shared strong relations over history.
Pope Tawadros also rejected the idea of the Coptic Church nominating Christian members of the government, saying the task was better suited for the government which could appoint ministers "based on efficiency" and regardless of their religious faiths.
FILE -- Official spokesman of the Coptic Church Paul Halim CAIRO - 20 December 2017: Official spokesman of the Coptic Church Paul Halim said on Wednesday that the Christmas mass on January 6 will be held in the New Administrative Capital led by Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria.
People inspect the destroyed side room of a Coptic church near the city of Misrata on December 31, 2012
President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has inaugurated Egypt's largest cathedral in the new administrative capital east of Cairo, a day after a deadly bomb blast near a Coptic church, BBC reports.
The Kuwaiti official's remarks came after a mosque and a Coptic church were opened simultaneously in the Egyptian capital, an accomplishment he hailed as a religious milestone.
The Coptic Church separated from other Christian denominations at the Council of Chalcedon in 451, in a dispute over the human and divine nature of Jesus Christ.
RAMALLAH, Friday, October 25, 2018 (WAFA) -- The Council of Churches in Ramallah held a vigil on Friday outside the Coptic Church in the city, in condemnation of Israeli police conduct and use of force against Coptic monks at the Church of Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem.