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the liturgical language of the Coptic Church used in Egypt and Ethiopia

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On October 12, the convict was arrested after he fatally stabbed Coptic priest Samaan Shehata in the Cairo suburb of Al Salam City.
Cromwell focuses on Aristophanes, a Coptic scribe in eighth-century Egypt, who wrote administrative texts and private legal documents in Coptic, interspersed with set phrases in Greek, as well as mundane pieces, such as lists and receipts for goods.
The attack came days before Coptic Christians celebrate Orthodox Christmas on January 7.
Then the attacker headed to the Saint Mina Coptic church, where he attempted "to trespass the church's perimeter security"
Nayrouz commemorates those who were persecuted because of their faith in Egypt under Roman rule and also marks the beginning of Thout the first month of the Coptic calendar.
While no group had yet taken responsibility for the attack and the shooters had not been caught, Coptic Christians have routinely been the subject of (https://www.
BEIRUT: Top Lebanese officials were quick to condemn the Palm Sunday bomb attack on two Coptic churches in Egypt.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks, which come a week before Coptic Easter and in the same month that Pope Francis is scheduled to visit Egypt.
Coptic Christian figure Najib Sweres last week accused the Egyptian state of purposefully concealing the true number of his fellow Copts living in the country.
But Vivian Ibrahim shows conclusively that the old idea of a monolithic Coptic community--"an undifferentiated, undivided mass"--led by a Coptic pope, who was the voiceless victim of Muslim aggression, is wholly inaccurate (7).
Anglican Church of Canada leaders have expressed their solidarity and offered prayers to the Coptic Church following the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians by the self-proclaimed Islamic State (ISIS) in Libya.
The Coptic Orthodox Church has the largest Christian presence in the Middle East, with approximately 10 to 15 million members in Egypt, representing about 15% of the population.
The Coptic Christian Heritage: History, Faith, and Culture.
The Coptic Christian heritage; history, faith, and culture.
Coptic priests (in black) welcome Muslim guests at an iftar, or the breaking of the fast, dinner organized by Sudanese Copts at the Coptic Club during Ramadan in Khartoum August 23, 2010 (REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah)