The Coptic Orthodox Church in Canada

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Organization Information Record Year 2016

Name: The Coptic Orthodox Church in Canada
Denomination type: Oriental Orthodox Churches
Year Reporting: 2006
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Description: The Coptic Orthodox Church in North America was begun in Canada in 1964 and was registered in the province of Ontario in 1965. The Coptic Orthodox Church has spread rapidly since then. The total number of local churches in both Canada and the USA has exceeded one hundred and ninety. Two dioceses, two monasteries with monks and novices, and two theological seminaries were established in the USA.

The Coptic Orthodox Church is the church of Alexandria founded in Egypt by St. Mark the Apostle in the first century A.D. She is a hierarchical church and the administrative governing body of each local church is an elected Board of Deacons approved by the Bishop. The current patriarch of the church is H. H. Pope Shenouda III, Pope of Alexandria and Patriach of the see of St. Mark. The Coptic Orthodox Church is a member of the Canadian Council of Churches.

Contact Information Record Year 2016

Address: 41 Glendinning Ave
Address line 2:
City: Toronto
Zip Code: M1W 3E2
Country: Canada
Phone: (416)494-4449

Media Contact Record Year 2016

Phone: n/a
Email: n/a

Attesting Officer Record Year 2016

Name: Fr. Ammonius Guirguis
Position: Officer
Phone: n/a

Membership & Attendance Record Year 2016

Full Communicants: 55,000
Other Members: 0
Total Inclusive Members: 55,000
Total Churches: 37
Average Attendance: 0
Membership Calculation Method: Estimate

Clergy Record Year 2016

Serving Churches: 54
Other Service to the Church: 0
Retired: 0
Total Clergy: 54

Religious Education Record Year 2016

Total Schools: 40
Pupils: 0
Staff: 0
Total Individuals: 0

Finance Record Year 2016

Total Benevolences: $0.00
Total Giving Local Expense: $0.00
Total Financial: $0
Receipts/Expenditures: Expenditures