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Oriental Orthodox National Churches
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The oriental Orthodox churches include the Coptic Orthodox Church (its pope resides in Cairo [Copts: I]), the Syrian Orthodox Church (with its own catholicosate in India; seat of the patriarch in Damascus [Syria; Malenkara Church]), the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (seat in Addis Ababa [Ethiopian Orthodox Church]), the Armenian Apostolic Church (seat of the catholicos in Etchmiadzin; for the Western Armenians in Antelias [Armenia: II]), the Indian Malenkara Church (seat of the catholicos in Kottayam), and the Malabar Independent Syrian Chur…

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Tamcke, Martin, “Oriental Orthodox National Churches”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_024277>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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