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The immigration of the Copts to the United States of America started a...

wikipedia - 19 Sep 2016
The immigration of the Copts to the United States of America started as early as the late 1940s. After 1952, the rate of Coptic immigration from Egypt to the United States increased. The first Coptic church in the United States is St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Church, which was established in the late 1960s in Jersey City.
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How Sunday School Sparked Revival in Egypt's Oldest Church

ChristianityToday.com - 19 Jun 2018
But we wish also to learn about ancient Christianity and, to the degree possible, worship within the Coptic Orthodox Church, which many Protestants here respectfully call “the mother church.” We have been impressed by their biblical fluency. We have ...
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Egypt Today's world news brief

Egypttoday - 23 Jun 2018
Aoun welcomed Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark, Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, and Catholicos Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia, heads the Oriental Orthodox Churches in the Middle East. Then ...
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The Americanization of an Ancient Faith

The Atlantic - 31 Mar 2018
One day in the fall of 2010, Father Anthony Messeh, then a priest at the St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Fairfax, Virginia, sat down with a list of names. There were 30 individuals—all American converts with no Egyptian heritage—who had been ...
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Coptic Christians beheaded in Libya returned to Egypt for burial

Crux: Covering all things Catholic - 16 May 2018
LEICESTER, United Kingdom - After the bodies of 20 Coptic Christians killed by the Islamic State in Libya were returned to Egypt on Monday, the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Great Britain said their deaths “provided an opportunity for a deep ...
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Gunman opens fire on Cairo church; shootout kills at least 9

Chicago Tribune - 29 Dec 2017
A gunman on a motorcycle opened fire Friday outside a church in a Cairo suburb and at a nearby store, sparking a shootout that killed at least nine people, including eight Coptic Christians, authorities said. It was the latest attack targeting Egypt's ...
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The Church in the State series: #1 Coptic Orthodox Church

Egypttoday - 05 Mar 2018
The Pope of the Orthodox Church of Alexandria has supported the Egyptian state for as long as both institutions have existed. Holding strongly to their national identity, the Coptic Orthodox Church recognized that it has to ally itself with the ...
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Orthodox Christianity in the 21st Century

Pew Research Center's Religion and Public Life Project - 08 Nov 2017
About half (52%) of Orthodox Christian adults in the United States say religion is very important to them, roughly one-in-three (31%) report that they attend church weekly or more, and a slim majority say they pray daily (57%). In addition to their ...
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Religious Bias Is Distorting American Foreign Policy

The Atlantic - 13 Dec 2017
The purpose of the trip was to show solidarity with the plight of Christians in the Middle East, yet Christian leaders—including the Coptic Pope—are refusing to meet with Pence. What those leaders understand, which the Trump administration seems not ...
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Not all Coptic youths on board with church's support of Sisi

Al-Monitor - 16 Feb 2018
They criticized the Coptic Orthodox Church's and Evangelical Church's call on Copts in the United States to gather in front of the United Nations headquarters in New York in support of Sisi while attending the UN General Assembly meeting the same month.
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Q&A: A closer look at Orthodox Christians

Pew Research Center - 14 Nov 2017
The Russian Orthodox Church has no theological claim to global leadership. Instead, the significance of the Moscow Patriarchate in the minds of Orthodox Christians is linked to the geopolitical significance of the Russian state. And it is especially ...
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Saudi Crown Prince Visits Cairo Coptic Cathedral, Meets Pope

Voice of America - 05 Mar 2018
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met Coptic Pope Tawadros II at Cairo's largest Coptic cathedral on Monday in what state media said was an unprecedented visit by an official from the conservative Muslim kingdom. The visit was part of a ...
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Heads of Jerusalem churches deliver last-minute plea to Trump

The Times of Israel - 06 Dec 2017
The letter is signed by the heads of the Greek, Syrian, Armenian, Ethiopian and Coptic Orthodox patriarchates, the Latin church, the Franciscan Order, the Greek-Melkite-Catholic patriarchate, the Maronites, the Episcopal Church, the Armenian and Syrian ...

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