Our mission is to “present every man perfect in Christ Jesus” (Col 1:28) by bearing Christ in the world through our Orthodox Christian faith.

Diocese News

  August 21, 2017

Remembering Saint Habib Girgis on his Feast Day

Pioneer of Religious Education in Modern Times This article was written by His Holiness Pope Shenouda III and was published in Watani on 18 August 1991,to mark the 40th anniversary of the departure of Habib Girgis. Originally translated by Saad … The post Remembering Saint Habib Girgis on his Feast…
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  July 24, 2017

Walking in the Footsteps of Christ: Jerusalem Study Abroad

ACTS’ second study abroad trip provided an unparalleled opportunity to understand the journey through Christ’s time on Earth, particularly His Passion in Jerusalem. The trip took students around the Holy City, visiting sites such as the Upper Room, where the … The post Walking in the Footsteps of Christ: Jerusalem…
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  July 10, 2017

Press Release of the Commission for Bilateral Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Coptic Orthodox Church

Astana, Kazakhstan, June 29, 2017 From June 27-30, 2017 the Commission for Bilateral Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Coptic Orthodox Church held its second meeting in Astana, Kazakhstan generously hosted by His Grace Bishop Gennady of Kaskelen, co-chairman of the Commission. Present at the meeting were His…
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Coptic Orthodox Christianity

Orthodoxy is what Christ taught, the Apostles preached, and the Fathers kept…

What is the Coptic Orthodox Church?

  • COPTIC

    The term “Copt” comes from the Greek word for “Egyptian.” The Coptic Orthodox Church, then, is the Church that was established in Egypt by the Holy Apostle Mark.

  • ORTHODOX

    Orthodox Christianity is the authentic and original Christian Faith founded by our Lord Jesus Christ. It is the most pure form of Christianity with nothing added.

CHURCH

The One, Only, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church is the Body of Christ existing in the world. He is the sole Head and His people constitute His Body in the Church. Orthodox Christians believe that the Church is undivided, holy, catholic (universal), and sanctified for the work of preaching the Holy Gospel throughout the world and baptizing the nations.

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