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Salvation: Coptic Christians teach that both God and man have roles in human salvation: God, through Christ's atoning death and resurrection; man, through good works, which are the fruits of faith.Sacraments: Copts practice seven sacraments: baptism, confirmation, confession (penance), the Eucharist (Communion), matrimony, unction of the sick, and ordination.In the meantime, the affair has stirred a debate over whether civil and religious law should be separate.
When I go to work, school, or socialize with others, I'm in America. All twelve points of the cross represents the twelve disciples. Pope Shenouda III became the 117th Pope of Alexandria and the Patriarch of All Africa on the Holy Apostolic See of Saint Mark the Evangelist of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria. The Agpeya is the Coptic Prayer Book divided into themed "hours" of major events of Christ's life.In the Orthodox church divorce is rarely granted, and then only through a special petition to the pope.When the church refused Hani Wasfi Naguib a second marriage after his divorce, he sued Pope Shenouda in Cairo's Administrative Court, which adjudicates matters of legal procedure.Mr Naguib won his case last year, when the court told the church it must grant him his right to divorce and remarry.The church appealed and lost, with the Supreme Administrative Court ruling on May 29th that “the right to establish a family is a constitutional right, which is above all other considerations.”Defiant Coptic bishops say “there is no power on earth that could make us violate the teachings of our Lord Christ.” The case will now go to the Supreme Constitutional Court, the highest in the land.