List of Coptic saints

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Early church historians, writers, and fathers testified to the numerous Copt martyrs. Tertullian, 3rd century North African lawyer wrote "If the martyrs of the whole world were put on one arm of the balance and the martyrs of Egypt on the other, the balance will tilt in favor of the Copts." Despite periods of martyrdom and persecution the number of believers continued to grow and the lives of the martyrs inspired many to the Christian faith.

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The following is a list of saints commemorated by the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria. The majority of saints are from Egypt with the majority venerated in all of Christianity.

Alphabetical list of Christian Saints in the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria

Archangels

Group of Martyrs

21 Coptic Martyrs of Libya Coptic Icon of 21 Holy Martyrs of Libya.jpg
21 Coptic Martyrs of Libya

A

St. Abraam StAbram icon.jpg
St. Abraam
St. Anthony the Great StAnthony.jpg
St. Anthony the Great
St. Athanasius the Apostolic St Athanasius the Apostolic.jpg
St. Athanasius the Apostolic

B

St. Bishoy Kamel FrBishoyKamel.jpg
St. Bishoy Kamel

C

St. Cyril VI Pope cyril VI.PNG
St. Cyril VI

D

St. Demetrius Pope Demetrius of Alexandria.jpg
St. Demetrius
St. Demiana and the 40 Virgins Monastery of Demiana 0.jpg
St. Demiana and the 40 Virgins

E

F

Sts. Felix, Regula, Exuperantius Altartafel Kapelle Spannweid Zurich Stadtheilige.jpg
Sts. Felix, Regula, Exuperantius

G

St. Gregory of Nyssa St. Gregory of Nyssa.jpg
St. Gregory of Nyssa

H

St. Heraclas Martyr Eraclus of Antioch.jpg
St. Heraclas

I

St. Isidore of Pelusium Isidore of Pelusium.jpg
St. Isidore of Pelusium

J

St. John Chrysostom Johnchrysostom.jpg
St. John Chrysostom
St. John Colobos Hosios Loukas (nave, vault over south-west bay) - John Kolobos.jpg
St. John Colobos

K

L

M

St. Maurice StMaurice2.jpg
St. Maurice
St. Mercurius Saint Mercurius killing Iulian.jpg
St. Mercurius
St. Moses the Black MTBcrop.jpg
St. Moses the Black

N

O

St. Onuphrius the Anchorite Saint Onophrios.jpg
St. Onuphrius the Anchorite

P

St. Pakhom StPakhom.jpg
St. Pakhom
St. Parsoma Stbarsoum1 b.gif
St. Parsoma
St. Poemen St. Poimen the Great.jpg
St. Poemen

Q

R

S

St. Severus Severus.jpg
St. Severus
St. Sidhom Bishay SidhomBishay.jpg
St. Sidhom Bishay
St. Simon StSimonTheShoemaker.jpg
St. Simon

T

Theotokos, Saint Mary Virgin Mary (byzantine icon) in Hosios Lukas Monastery - panoramio.jpg
Theotokos, Saint Mary

V

W

Y

Z

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References

Atiya, Aziz S. The Coptic Encyclopedia. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1991. ISBN   0-02-897025-X

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