Copt

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Copt

1. a member of the Coptic Church
2. an Egyptian descended from the ancient Egyptians
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It said the Egyptian Christians heading to Jerusalem are Catholic and not part of the Coptic Orthodox Church, which bans pilgrimage to the occupied Jerusalem due to its occupation by Israel.
Last week, seven other Egyptian Christians were seized while leaving the Libyan territory for Egypt, according to Thabet.
Would Shafik's appointment as president have had a different impact upon the Egyptian Christian community?
Two weeks ago, a statement on Islamist Web sites urged Muslims to attack Coptic churches in Egypt and among Egyptian Christian communities in Germany, France, Britain and elsewhere around Coptic Christmas.
Despite the theological and traditional differences between the sects of these four churches, they maintain a common theme that brings Egyptian Christians of all denominations together on Good Friday.
I am positive it will pass with a stunning rate, and then the state can persecute the Egyptian Christians and attack their churches legitimately.
The protests will resume until all Egyptian Christians in Libya are home," said Magdy Saber, deputy head of the Maspero Youth Union's media committee.
The hearing also featured testimony from an Egyptian Christian woman who received asylum in the United States after narrowly escaping abduction in Alexandria in January 2011.
He also led Egyptian Christians to openly oppose a state policy that escalated from the already-existing marginalisation and discrimination practiced against them during Sadat's rule.
Since Shenouda's death in 2012, there has been an increase in numbers of Egyptian Christians going on pilgrimage to occupied Jerusalem.
Cook said that Zubaidi may have been the spokesman in a gruesome video that showed the killing of 21 Egyptian Christians on a beach in Libya earlier this year.
Egyptian jets bombed Islamic State targets in Libya in February, a day after the group there released a video showing the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians, drawing Cairo directly into factional conflict across its border.

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