Coptic Christian, means, Egyptian Christian. They are the oldest group of Christians on record. They reportedly can trace their history to their conversion by the Apostle Mark, 2000 years ago. They immigrant at a high rate due to the religious persecution in their country. Egypt is 90% Muslim.
THEY ARE LEGAL IMMIGRANTS.
NPT Presented a excellent documentary on the community a few years ago. You can click here to view the episode online. The information they have regarding the size of the community has changed and there are now 8 Coptic Orthodox Churches in the area.
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