St. Antonius Church

The Coptic Patriarchy and the St. Antonius Church The Ninth Station Established in 1236, when a Coptic Archbishop was appointed in Jerusalem. The Patriarchy is located next to the 9th station in the large complex which houses the Patriarchy’s offices, as well as the Church of St. Antonius (251-356), an Egyptian monk, founder of monasticism in the East and considered the founder of monasticism in all of Christianity. The community numbers thousands of believers in Israel, out of the million living in Egypt. Map.

St Anthony's Coptic Orthodox Church
St Anthony’s Coptic Orthodox Church

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