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Coptic Orthodox Church in Britain and Ireland

Index Coptic Orthodox Church in Britain and Ireland

The Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria has several churches in Great Britain and Ireland, under the jurisdiction of four diocesan bishops. [1]

40 relations: Anba Angaelos, Birmingham, Bishop, Bishop Missael, British Orthodox Church, Celtic Christianity, Celtic nations, Celts, Church of Alexandria, Church of St Paul, Liverpool, Coptic diaspora, Coptic Orthodox Church in Europe, Coptic Orthodox Church in Wales, Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Midlands and Affiliated Areas U.K., Copts, Derby, England, Exarch, Great Britain, Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Ireland, Lapworth, Leicester, Monasticism, North East England, Northampton, Oriental Orthodoxy, Oxford, Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria, Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Church (London), Saint Mary’s and Saint Abu Saifain’s Coptic Orthodox Church, Scotland, St Mary and St Abraam Coptic Orthodox Church, Hove, St. Matthias' Church, Nottingham, Stevenage, Stoke-on-Trent, Swansea, Warwickshire.

Anba Angaelos

His Eminence Archbishop Angaelos became the first Coptic Orthodox Archbishop of London on 18 November 2017, after serving as General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom since 1999.

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Birmingham

Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Bishop

A bishop (English derivation from the New Testament of the Christian Bible Greek επίσκοπος, epískopos, "overseer", "guardian") is an ordained, consecrated, or appointed member of the Christian clergy who is generally entrusted with a position of authority and oversight.

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Bishop Missael

Bishop Missael (born 1940) is a diocesan bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria consecrated by Pope Shenouda III on 26 May 1991 to oversee the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Midlands, U.K. In this capacity, he is a member of The Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church.

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British Orthodox Church

The British Orthodox Church, formerly known as the Orthodox Church of the British Isles, is a small independent Oriental Orthodox church defining its mission to the people of the British Isles.

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Celtic Christianity

Celtic Christianity or Insular Christianity refers broadly to certain features of Christianity that were common, or held to be common, across the Celtic-speaking world during the Early Middle Ages.

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Celtic nations

The Celtic nations are territories in western Europe where Celtic languages or cultural traits have survived.

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Celts

The Celts (see pronunciation of ''Celt'' for different usages) were an Indo-European people in Iron Age and Medieval Europe who spoke Celtic languages and had cultural similarities, although the relationship between ethnic, linguistic and cultural factors in the Celtic world remains uncertain and controversial.

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Church of Alexandria

The Church of Alexandria in Egypt is the Christian Church headed by the Patriarch of Alexandria.

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Church of St Paul, Liverpool

The Church of St Paul is in Derby Lane, Stoneycroft, Liverpool, England.

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Coptic diaspora

The Coptic diaspora consists of Copts who live outside of their primary area of residence within parts of present-day Egypt, Libya and Sudan.

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Coptic Orthodox Church in Europe

The Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria has many churches and congregations in Europe and on 2 June 1974 Pope Shenouda III has received in the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria a native Orthodox Church in France known as the French Orthodox Eparchy, along with their Primate, who in turn was accepted after consecration into the Episcopate, in the Holy Synod of the Church of Alexandria and hence was appointed their Primate Marcos (Mark), as the first Bishop and Athanasius as Chorbishop of The French Orthodox Eparchy.

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Coptic Orthodox Church in Wales

The Coptic Orthodox Church in Wales has two churches in Wales.

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Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria

The Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria (Coptic: Ϯⲉⲕ̀ⲕⲗⲏⲥⲓⲁ ̀ⲛⲣⲉⲙ̀ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ ⲛⲟⲣⲑⲟⲇⲟⲝⲟⲥ, ti.eklyseya en.remenkimi en.orthodoxos, literally: the Egyptian Orthodox Church) is an Oriental Orthodox Christian church based in Egypt, Northeast Africa and the Middle East.

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Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Midlands and Affiliated Areas U.K.

The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Midlands, UK is under the care of Bishop Missael.

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Copts

The Copts (ⲚⲓⲢⲉⲙ̀ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ ̀ⲛ̀Ⲭⲣⲏⲥⲧⲓ̀ⲁⲛⲟⲥ,; أقباط) are an ethnoreligious group indigenous to North Africa who primarily inhabit the area of modern Egypt, where they are the largest Christian denomination in the country.

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Derby

Derby is a city and unitary authority area in Derbyshire, England.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Exarch

The term exarch comes from the Ancient Greek ἔξαρχος, exarchos, and designates holders of various historical offices, some of them being political or military and others being ecclesiastical.

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Great Britain

Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.

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Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church

The Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria is the highest Orthodox authority in the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria.

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Ireland

Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.

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Lapworth

Lapworth is a village and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, with a population of 2,100 according to the 2001 census, falling to 1,828 at the Census 2011.

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Leicester

Leicester ("Lester") is a city and unitary authority area in the East Midlands of England, and the county town of Leicestershire.

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Monasticism

Monasticism (from Greek μοναχός, monachos, derived from μόνος, monos, "alone") or monkhood is a religious way of life in which one renounces worldly pursuits to devote oneself fully to spiritual work.

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North East England

North East England is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.

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Northampton

Northampton is the county town of Northamptonshire in the East Midlands of England.

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Oriental Orthodoxy

Oriental Orthodoxy is the fourth largest communion of Christian churches, with about 76 million members worldwide.

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Oxford

Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.

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Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria

Pope Shenouda III (Ⲡⲁⲡⲁ Ⲁⲃⲃⲁ Ϣⲉⲛⲟⲩϯ ⲅ̅; بابا الإسكندرية شنودة الثالث; 3 August 1921 – 17 March 2012) was the 117th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.

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Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria

This article uses dates and years written in the Coptic calendar, using the A.M. (Anno Martyrum) calendar era, in addition to the Gregorian calendar, using the A.D. calendar era. Pope Tawadros II (Ⲡⲁⲡⲁ Ⲁⲃⲃⲁ Ⲑⲉⲟ́ⲇⲱⲣⲟⲥ ⲡⲓⲙⲁϩ ⲃ̅ Papa Abba Theódōrōs II; البابا تواضروس الثاني al-Bābā Tawāḍurūs al-ṯhānī, English: Pope Theodore II) (born 4 November 1952; 25 Paopi 1668) is the 118th and current Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, succeeding the late Pope Shenouda III as leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria.

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Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Church (London)

Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Church is a church in Kensington, London, located at the south-west corner of the intersection of Allen Street and Scarsdale Villas.

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Saint Mary’s and Saint Abu Saifain’s Coptic Orthodox Church

St Mary and St Mercurius Coptic Orthodox Church is the first Coptic Orthodox Church in Wales, at St Mary Street in Risca, Newport, Wales.

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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St Mary and St Abraam Coptic Orthodox Church, Hove

St Mary and St Abraam Church is a Coptic Orthodox Church in Hove, in the English city of Brighton and Hove.

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St. Matthias' Church, Nottingham

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Stevenage

Stevenage is a town and borough in Hertfordshire, England.

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Stoke-on-Trent

Stoke-on-Trent (often abbreviated to Stoke) is a city and unitary authority area in Staffordshire, England, with an area of.

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Swansea

Swansea (Abertawe), is a coastal city and county, officially known as the City and County of Swansea (Dinas a Sir Abertawe) in Wales, UK.

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Warwickshire

Warwickshire (abbreviated Warks) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coptic_Orthodox_Church_in_Britain_and_Ireland

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