Coptic Orthodox Church in Australia


Coptic Orthodox Church in Australia
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This article is about Coptic Orthodoxy in Australia. For a list of Coptic parishes in Australia, see the List of Coptic Orthodox Churches in Australia.

Congregations of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Australia are served by two Coptic Orthodox Dioceses with over 50 parishes, two Monasteries, two theological Colleges and five schools. The Coptic Church is a member of National Council of Churches in Australia. Currently, the Coptic Orthodox Church has as many 100,000 members in Australia (in Sydney alone it is estimated that there are 70,000 Copts, with numbers in Melbourne in the tens of thousands).[1]

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Dioceses

  • Diocese of Melbourne and Affiliated Regions
  • Diocese of Sydney and Affiliated Regions

External links

References

  1. ^ In the year 2003, there was an estimated 70,000 Copts in New South Wales alone: - Parliamentary Debates, Parliament of NSW - Legislative Council, 12 November 2003, page Page: 4772: - Coptic Orthodox Church (NSW) Property Trust Amendment Bill.
  • The Coptic Orthodox Church of Australia 1969-1995, by Fr Matthew Attia, formerly Mr Maged Attia

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