Definition of Coptic Church in English:

Coptic Church

Syllabification: Cop·tic Church
  • The native Christian Church in Egypt, traditionally founded by St. Mark, and adhering to the Monophysite doctrine rejected by the Council of Chalcedon. Long persecuted after the Muslim Arab conquest of Egypt in the 7th century, the Coptic community now make up about 5 percent of Egypt’s population.

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