coptic coptic  /ˈkɑp tɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the liturgical language of the Coptic Church used in Egypt and Ethiopia; written in the Greek alphabet
  2. (adj) of or relating to the Copts or their church or language or art

News

  1. Board denies plan to relocate Coptic church to South Brunswick

    By KATHY CHANG Staff Writer SOUTH BRUNSWICK — The Queen St. Mary & Prince Tadros Coptic Orthodox Church will have to find a new home. In a 7-0 vote on June 6, the township Zoning Board of Adjustment denied an application for preliminary and final site plan approval for the church, citing traffic and environmental concerns. read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: North South Brunswick Sentinel

  2. Egyptian Christian teacher fined for blasphemy conviction

    LUXOR, Egypt – An Egyptian court has convicted a Coptic Christian teacher of blasphemy but didn't hand down a prison sentence and only imposed a fine on her.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. Egyptian Christian teacher convicted of blasphemy

    LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — An Egyptian court has convicted a Coptic Christian teacher of blasphemy but didn't hand down a prison sentence and only imposed a fine on her.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "If everyone got a divorce and looked for a second wife, the Coptic family would lose its moral compass," Shenouda said.
    on Jun 8, 2010 By: Pope Shenouda III Source: Al-Masry Al-Youm

  2. "I am very proud that I am able to restore not only Pharaonic, but also Islamic and Coptic and Jewish [sites], because all of these are a part of the Egyptian heritage," says Zahi Hawass, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities.
    on Mar 24, 2010 By: Zahi Hawass Source: Christian Science Monitor

  3. "We're here to focus on the ongoing persecution of the Coptic community," said Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kans.), Helsinki commission chairman of the US Copts Association, during a joint press conference Wednesday. "The situation in Egypt has not...
    on Nov 10, 2005 By: Sam Brownback Source: Christian Post

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cynic cynic
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