Is the Coptic Orthodox Church in communion with the Roman Catholic Church?
No, it is not in communion with the Catholic Church.
No, the Coptic Church is an orthodox Church and not in communion with Rome.
Unfortunately not, as the Eastern Orthodox Church (which includes Greek Orthodox) is not in communion with the Coptic Church for now. The Coptic Church is part of the 'Oriental Orthodox' or 'Non-Chalcedonian' group of Churches. There were moves in recent years to unite the various groups, but this has not happened yet.
Yes. The Coptic Catholic Church broke away with the Coptic Orthodox Church to come into full communion with the Catholic Church. This occurred around 1741 under the direction of a Coptic bishop named Amba Athanasius. Athanasius converted to Catholicism with about 2,000 Coptics. Although Althanasius converted back to the Coptic Orthodox Church, most of the people remained and grew into what is now the Coptic Catholic Church. It's important to note that the Coptic Catholic… Read More
The Coptic Orthodox Church granted the Ethopian Church it's own Patriach. Like the greek did to the Serbian,Russian etc However they are in communion with each other and are both part of the Eastern "Oriental' Orthodox church.
The Catholic Church has a pope as well as the Coptic Orthodox Church.
Only the Roman Catholic Church and the Coptic Orthodox Church use the term 'pope' for their leaders. Other Orthodox Churches, including the Greek Orthodox, use the term Patriarch. The present Coptic pope is Pope Tawadros II.
Coptic Orthodox and Catholic are apostolic Churches,The Same Faith,Jesus Christ Son Of God,The Trinity, The Golrification of St Mary and the Sacraments e.g:Baptist,Confession,Holy Communion.
Most Christians are Coptic orthodox, some of them are catholic also but the majority is Coptic. The Coptic Orthodox church in Egypt celebrates Christmas on January 7th of each year.
Catholic Answer Your question, as asked, doesn't make a lot of sense. Coptic means Egyptian. The largest Christian Church in Egypt is the Coptic Orthodox Church which means that it is different from the Catholic Church in the same way all Orthodox Churches are different, they do not acknowledge the Pope as the Vicar of Christ on earth anymore than any other bishop. There are also Coptic Catholics, there is no difference between them… Read More
The Coptic cross was adopted by early gnostic heretics, and is now a symbol of the Orthodox Coptic Church. I would discuss this with my confessor. This is incorrect.
French Coptic Orthodox Church was created in 1974.
The Coptic Church is a branch of the Orthodox Church with whom a schism has existed since the year 1054.
Yes, there is a Coptic orthodox church in India called the Malankara Orthodox Church.
Under normal conditions a Roman Catholic cannot substitute a Coptic Mass, which is an Orthodox Church, for his Sunday obligation to assist at a Catholic Mass unless there is no Catholic Church in the area. However, a Catholic may attend a Coptic wedding or funeral in the same way he may attend a Protestant funeral or wedding.
Many.Ill explain the history of the church briefly. There was one church called "The Catholic Orthodox Church".It consisted of the Roman church ( found by st.peter),the Greek church (founded by st.andrew),The Coptic church (founded by st.mark),The church of Antioch (not sure founded by who) and The church of Jeruslem (not sure founded by who). It split into Catholic and Orthodox.Catholic "west" and Orthodox "east'.However the Coptic church belongs to the Eastern "Oriental' Orthodox church while… Read More
Yes,since the Catholic church views the Orthodox church as valid in sacraments,however they would have to accept that the pope of Rome is there head not the Greek Orthodox Patriach or Coptic Orthodox Patriach depending on what Orthodox church they belong to. But the Orthodox church will excommunicate anyone who receives the eucharist in any other church,since they see the Catholic church as the heretic and schismatic church for changing the churches beliefs etc when… Read More
believe that the Bible is an inspired word of God. They both believe in Christ The sign of the cross is done in almost the same way. . Catholic Answer Roman is an epithet first commonly used in England after the protestant revolt to describe the Catholic Church. It is never used by the Catholic Church. . The Coptic Rite is part of the Catholic Church. The Copts are an eastern Rite, and like many… Read More
Im Not Sure but The Coptic Orthodox Cathedral is the Symbol *
The Coptic Orthodox Church
The Russian Orthodox Church is part of the Eastern Orthodox Church, and is therefore in communion with all the other churches that belong to the Eastern Orthodox Church, such as the Greeks, Serbians, Romanians, etc. The Coptic Orthodox Church is part of the "miaphysite" group of churches, also called "Oriental" or Non-Chalcedonian churches, and is therefore not in communion with the rest of the Orthodox world. The Eastern Orthodox Church, which includes the Russian Orthodox… Read More
They are for Roman Catholics, the Pope and the collage of cardinals. For the Anglican communion, The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Synod. There are other branches of the Christian Church (Coptic, Orthodox etc) that have their own leaders.
No,Coptic Christians are not allowed to marry evengelical,Catholic,Muslim,Jews.etc..Coptic Christians are allowed to Marry Syrian Christian,Ethopian Christian,and sometimes a Greek Christian(It depends what this person believes in)All of these listed above are similar or even the same as the Coptic Orthodox Church.
A: There is no one leader for the Christian religion. Some of the leaders who head up particular denominations include: Pope Francis of the Catholic Church; Pope Theodoros II of the Coptic Church; Patriarch Bartholomew of the Greek Orthodox Church; Archbishop Justin Welby, titular head of the Anglican Communion; and so on.
The Coptic Church was an early breakaway from the main 'Catholic-Orthodox' Church of the time, as were the Nestorian and Jacobite Churches. Whereas the Nestorian and Jacobite Churches have almost ceased to exist, the Coptic Church still retains as members around ten percent of the Egyptian population. However, survival does not provide evidence of being the true Church, or otherwise. There were many early Christian communities and, although the 'Catholic-Orthodox' Church did become overwhelmingly dominant… Read More
i do not understand exactly what u mean but coptic orthodox people celebrate baptism and on the same day they have confirmation and their 1st holy communion. All of these things are put together and are celebrated at once. Resource: Me im coptic orthodox and im proud
Saint Cleopatra, was a Christian Saint of the Coptic Orthodox Church and Orthodox Christianity who lived between the 3rd century and 4th century. Cleopatra originally came from a village called Edra near Mount Tabor. She is not considered a saint by the Catholic Church.
It depends a little on what is meant by the question... The Catholic Church is a communion of 23 distinct but united churches: Roman (or Latin), Ruthenian, Ukrainian, Maronite, Armenian, Coptic, etc. More broadly, other churches that are not Catholic can be described as catholic (as an adjective, rather than part of their name), such as the Orthodox, the Anglicans, the Lutherans. Finally there are countless of small independent groups that use the name catholic… Read More
Maged Attia has written: 'Coptic Orthodox Church of Australia, 1969-1994' -- subject(s): Coptic Orthodox Church in Australia
After researching, there does not seem to be a Coptic Orthodox Church in Spain. There are Coptic Orthodox Churches in Germany, Sweden, England, The Netherlands, France, Austria, Italy, Denmark, Switzerland, and Ireland.
Axum (or Aksum) is the traditional capitol of Aksumite Kingdom, which later became known as Abyssinia or Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church was the state religion (or established religion or "official religion") of Ethiopia before the fall of Emperor Haile Selassie in the Revolution of 1974. "Tewahedo" means "unified" in English.) One of the titles of the Patriarch (or head) of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church is "Archbishop of Axum." The Ethiopian Orthodox Church… Read More
It depends on the Catholic and the Orthodox you mean. Many Catholics and Orthodox churches share the same Rite, and so worship is basically identical. For example there are both Catholics and Orthodox who follow the Byzantine Rite, or the Coptic. Some are unique, for example, there are no Orthodox churches who use the Roman Rite which can be found in the Catholic Church.
A Coptic Christian is a person who belongs to the Coptic Orthodox Church. Coptic means Egyptian in the Coptic language (Evolved language from the Ancient Egytpian language). However since the Islamic/Arab conquest of Egypt, it refers to Christians, namely the Eastern 'Oriental' Orthodox sect. The Coptic Orthodox church was founded by St.Mark and belongs to the Eastern 'Oriental' Orthodox church, not the Eastern Orthodox, because of a schism, heresy or misunderstanding between definitons on the… Read More
Yes, according to an agreement reached between the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and the Coptic Orthodox Church in 2001. Actually, prior to this agreement, a Greek Orthodox person could still have married a Coptic Orthodox person, but for the marriage to be recognized by both Churches it would have had to be performed twice (once in each Church). The agreement obligates each Church to recognize the validity of a marriage performed in the other… Read More
Most Orthodox churches call their leader a patriarch. However, the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria uses the term pope. The Byzantine Rite of the Catholic Church as well as other eastern rites of the Catholic Church also uses the term patriarch, equivalent of an archbishop.
The most important Church of the Middle Ages was the Catholic Church. When it split in 1054, it became the Roman Catholic Church in the West and the Eastern Orthodox Church in the East. There were always other Churches. The Celtic Church, the Coptic Orthodox Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches were very early and all predated the Middle Ages. The Celtic Christian Church was absorbed by the Catholic Church, but the others continue. There… Read More
A Coptic Orthodox person cannot marry any other person from any other christian denomination,but is allowed to marry the person if that person is greek orthodox or belongs to the group of oriental orthodox churches which consist of Coptic Orthodox, Syriac Orthodox, Ethiopian Orthodox, Eritrean Orthodox, Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church (India) and Armenian orthodox Apostolic churches.
The languages used in the Catholic Coptic Church can be known as many things as it is written in the Ethiopian rite and the Alexandria rite (were the Coptic Church is from) the languages used are Icelantic.
Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox,, Calvinist, Lutheran, Baptist, Anabaptist, Pentecostal, Anglican, Protestant Greek Orthodox Southern Baptist The Mormon Church is a Christian sect. Evangelical, Pentecostal, Oriental Orthodox Assyrian Churches, Restorationists Anglican Communion Coptic Orthodox Ethiopian Orthodox Original Indian Christianity There are many, many different faiths in the Christian path, and these are just a few. "Denominations" were not included in the list (ie, Amish, etc)
Most Christian Egyptians belong to the Coptic Church, but a minority are associated with the Greek Orthodox Church. Most other Arab Christians follow the Orthodox Church or the Eastern Rites Catholic Church. Orthodox beliefs are generally quite simlar to Roman Catholic beliefs, except for the absence of the Augustine notion of original sin and of the phrase "and the Son" (Latin: filioque) from the Nicene Creed.
The Coptic Church is the largest Christian Church in Egypt, and it is Eastern Orthodox.
An Orthodox Christian is only permitted to baptize an Orthodox baby or adult.
The Orthodox Church claims to trace its development back through the Byzantine or Roman empire, to the earliest church established )by St. Paul) and the Apostles. The Catholic Church claims to trace its development back through the Roman empire, to the earliest church established (by St. Peter who was martyred in Rome) and the Apostles. Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria was also established (by St. Mark) around the same time in 42 AD. In effect… Read More
No, the Coptic Christians are an Orthodox religion and have their own patriarch who they call a pope. The Catholic pope was never a Coptic Christian.
There are two recognized St. Samuels, one by the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Churches and also one by the Coptic Orthodox Church. Both were Egyptian Christians. The earleir St. Samuel was martyred in 309A.D. for being a Christian. He comforted other Christians working in the mines of Cilicia. This Samual is a Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Saint. The other St. Samuel is a Coptic Orthodox Saint born in the late 500s. He is… Read More
When you speak of "a church" you are usually, but not always, speaking about a particular building used for religion functions. When you are peaking of "the church" you are usually, but not always, speaking of an organized religion like the Roman Catholic Church, The Coptic Church, or the Russian Orthodox church.
This question assumes there was one Christian religion, and was probably asked seeking the answer that this was the Catholic Church. There was no single Christian religion. The Church has always been divided both by organization and by belief. There have always been Churches that were orthodox but not part of the Catholic Church, including the Coptic Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, and Celtic Christian Churches. There have also always been strong heterodox or heretical sects, such… Read More
Protestant churches had barely begun during the Middle Ages. The most powerful Church was the orthodox Christian Church. At the Great Schism, it separated into the Roman Catholic Church, which was arguably the larger, and the Eastern Orthodox Church. From a time before the fall of the Roman Empire, there were always also other, smaller church organizations, such as the Coptic Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
Roman Catholic Answer No, Pope Benedict answers to God, as he is the Vicar of Christ on earth. Pope Shenouda III is the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church which is in schism from the Church.
After the Great Schism of 1054, the main body of the Church was divided between the Roman Catholic Church, in the West, and the Eastern Orthodox Church in the East. There were always other, independent, Churches, however, and these include the Coptic Orthodox Church and the Oriental Orthodox Church, among others, some of which continue to this day. There were many other groups that were heretical, such as the Cathars, against whom the Church launched… Read More
Prior to the Great Schism of 1054, there was only one main Christian Church (excluding the Coptic Church and remnant gnostics). The Schism resulted in the creation of the Roman Catholic Church in the west, and Orthodox Churches in the east.