Almost the entire Egyptian population rejected the terms of the Council of Chalcedon and remained faithful to the native Egyptian Church now known as the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria. The country officially became a republic inbut state officials never became truly accountable to the public they ostensibly served. Both the Patriarchate of Addis Ababa and all Ethiopia, and the Patriarchate of Asmara and all Eritrea do acknowledge the supremacy of honor and dignity of the Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria on the basis that both Patriarchates were established by the Throne of Alexandria and that they have their roots in the Apostolic Church of Alexandria, and acknowledge that Saint Mark the Apostlic is the founder of their Churches through the heritage and Apostolic evangelization of the Fathers of Alexandria. That's a testament to the dominating influence that the deeply conservative Coptic Church has over its followers, estimated at about 10 percent of Egypt's 80 million people. The appointment of Coptic elites to ministerial posts or a subset of unelected parliamentary seats may help ensure Christian voices in government. In its report the Utayfi Committee found that. Also, if it is near to railway lines, the railway authorities should also give their approval.
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Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians?
In April, the priest anointed Ibrahim and Kands with sacred oil, pronouncing their union healed. Since the Arab Spring inthe Copts have been suffering increased religious discrimination and violence. From the weakest class, the Christians, who are not protected by the state. The direct pastoral responsibility of Coptic congregations in any of these dioceses falls on Priests, who must be married and must attend the Catechetical School before being ordained. To take one particularly egregious example, the police have been as likely to prey upon Egyptians as to protect them. Egypt was placed under a state of emergency following the attacks and as ISIS promised more carnage. Magdy Yacoub one of the world's most famous heart surgeons.