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Ancient provinces of Lower Egypt, Arcadia, Thebais I, Thebais II, Upper Egypt

ancient church | catholic | protestant | independent | orthodox



Source: Operation World

Population 2015: 84,706,000, 44% urban

Christians: 9.90%
Muslims: 89.4%
Agnostics: 0.57%
Atheists: 0.10%

Number of Christians: 8,383,000

Catholics: 185,000
Protestant: 524,300
Independents: 151,800
Orthodox: 7,680,000

Source: World Christian Database accessed Sept 14, 2015


Key: * Story has photo; FR Story in French; POR Story in Portuguese; SWA Story in Swahili.

For a list of ancient Coptics from the Coptic Encyclopedia in Eight Volumes, click here.

Ancient Church
Agrippa Castor Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Agrippinus of Alexandria Ancient Church / Alexandria   POR  
Ambrosius Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Ammonius Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Annianus Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Anthony of Egypt Ancient Church FR    
Apelles Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Apollonius Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Apollos Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Athanasius I (A)* Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Athanasius I (B)* Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Avilius Ancient Church / Alexandria      
"Barnabas" Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Basilides Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Carpocrates Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Catherine of Alexandria Ancient Church / Alexandria FR    
Celadion Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Cerdon Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Clement of Alexandria Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Cosmas Indicopleustes Coptic Church      
Cyril I Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Demetrius Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Desert People Ancient Church      
Epiphanes Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Eumenes Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Felix Ancient Church      
Hussein, Suzanne [Brisseau] and Taha Catholic/Muslim couple      
Isidore Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Julian Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Julian (1) Ancient Church      
Julius Cassianus Ancient Church      
Justus Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Longinus Coptic Church      
Mark Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Mark the Evangelist Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Origen (A) Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Origen (B) Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Pachomius Ancient Church      
Pantaenus Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Philo Judaeus Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Pierius Ancient Church / Alexandria FR    
Primus Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Shenoute Ancient Church / Thebais I      
Theodotos Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Trypho Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Valentinus Ancient Church / Alexandria      
Catholic
Anawati, Georges Catholic (Dominican)      
Bakhita Kwashe* Catholic (Comboni Sister) FR    
Boucheix, Mgr Noël Catholic FR    
Chabert, Jean-Marie Catholic FR    
Dartois, Louis Catholic FR    
Jullien, Michel Catholic (Jesuit) FR    
Hussein, Suzanne [Brisseau] and Taha Catholic/Muslim couple      
Menasce, Pierre Jean de Catholic (Dominican)      
Protestant
Ahmed Fahmī Presbyterian FR    
Anshalian, Girgis Presbyterian      
Athanasius el-Assiuty* Coptic / Presbyterian / Anglican      
Bamba Muller Presbyterian      
Cash, William Wilson Church Missionary Society (CMS)      
Fam Stephanos Protestant      
Gairdner, William Henry Temple Church Missionary Society      
Giffen, John Kelly Presbyterian      
Heyling, Peter Coptic Church      
Keough, George Dorkin Seventh-Day Adventist      
Klein, Frederick Augustus Church Missionary Society      
Noujaim, Selim Seventh-Day Adventist      
Randall, Herbert Free Methodist / Assemblies of God      
Thornton, Douglas Montagu Anglican      
Trasher, Lillian Hunt Assembly of God      
Zwemer, Samuel Marinus Reformed Church      
Independent
Orthodox
Gabriel II Ancient Church      
Petros VII Orthodox      



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