History of the Coptic Orthodox Church

Name and Origin: The Copts are the original Egyptians, and the word "Copt" itself is derived from the Greek word "Aegyptus" which means Egypt. The Copts are the descendants of the ancient Egyptians. They are considered one of the most anthropologically pure races in the world. The Coptic Era: When people think of Egypt, they... Continue Reading →

A Brief History of the Christian Church

By Fr. Moses Samaan - Parish Priest from St. Marina Coptic Orthodox Church, California, USA. Four historic Patriarchal centres – Jerusalem, Antioch, Alexandria, and Rome – were established in the first century, and Constantinople in the fourth; yet all these five centres formed a cohesive whole of the Christian Church and were in full communion with... Continue Reading →

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